“The Escaped Slave”

T. B. Bishop. From Harper's Weekly, July 2, 1864.

Image of The Escaped Slave

The man in the above images fled from Montgomery, Alabama, to join in the Union Army in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Almost 200,000 African American soldiers fought in the Union army after the Emancipation Proclamation allowed blacks to enlist.

Metadata Details
Item Type Magazine Article
Title The Escaped Slave
Publication Title Harper's Weekly
Short Title The Escaped Slave, 1864
Creator T. B. Bishop
Publication Date July 2, 1864
Volume Vol. 8
Pages p. 428
Call Number folio A 5 .392
Location General Collections 2nd floor