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Impetuous charge of the first colored Rebel regiment.

Image ID: 812640

Impetuous charge of the first colored Rebel regiment.  [Impetuous charge of the 1 colored Rebel regiment.] (1864)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Impetuous charge of the first colored Rebel regiment.

Alternate Title

: Impetuous charge of the 1 colored Rebel regiment.

Published Date

: 1864

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 15 x 18 cm. (5 3/4 x 7 1/4 in.)

Notes

: Printed on image: "Come in boys dinner's ready" "We's free" "Hurray" "Hurrah! Fur Massa Linkum" Here we comes Massa" Written on border: "Nov. 5, 1864" Printed on border: "By our prophetic artist." " 'The time has come for us to put into the army every able-bodied negro man as a soldier. We have learned from dear-bought experience that negroes can be taught to fight. I would free all able to bear arms, and put them into the field at once. They will make much better soldiers with us than against us, and swell the now depleted ranks of our armies.' -- Henry W. Allen (Rebel Gevornor of Louisiana) to James W Seddon (Rebel Secretary of War), September 26, 1864." Includes additional text.

Original Source

: From Harper's weekly : a journal of civilization. (New York : Harper' s Weekly Co., 1857-1916) .

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / African-American history -- 1860s

Source Description

: 2 folders (65 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC AFRA-H-186

Digital ID

: 812640

Record ID

: 722301

Digital Item Published

: 4-28-2009; updated 3-25-2011

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