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Slaves building Confederate Army fortifications at James Island, Charleston, South Carolina

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Title
Slaves building Confederate Army fortifications at James Island, Charleston, South Carolina
Collection

Military

Civil War, 1861-1865

Dates / Origin
Other Date: 1863 (Inferred)
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Military
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Military, Box 2
Topics
African Americans
African-American soldiers
Armed Forces -- United States
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Slaves -- United States
James Island (S.C.)
Slave labor
Forts & fortifications
Enslaved people
Genres
Engravings
Notes
Content: Caption on recto of item: Doing military duty for the Confederates. Negroes building fortifications for the Confederates at James Island, S.C., under direction of General Beauregard, to repel the land attack of the Federal troops.
Physical Description
Bookplates
Extent: 13 x 17 cm ; black and white
Item mounted to cardboard backing board. Some edges are missing.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13049857
Photo Order: 53725
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3b3cd490-4ce1-0132-e7ee-58d385a7b928
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1863: Other
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Slaves building Confederate Army fortifications at James Island, Charleston, South Carolina" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/38e87750-4d96-0132-c9a5-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Slaves building Confederate Army fortifications at James Island, Charleston, South Carolina" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 19, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/38e87750-4d96-0132-c9a5-58d385a7b928

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. Slaves building Confederate Army fortifications at James Island, Charleston, South Carolina Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/38e87750-4d96-0132-c9a5-58d385a7b928

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Slaves building Confederate Army fortifications at James Island, Charleston, South Carolina