Marriage of a Colored Soldier at Vicksburg by Chaplain Warren of the Freedman Bureau
This image depicts a wedding ceremony. The groom was dressed in a union army uniform. Author comments that the bride was 13 years old. Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization was an American political magazine based in New York City and published by Harper & Brothers from 1857 until 1916. It featured foreign and domestic news, fiction, essays on many subjects and humor, alongside illustrations. It covered the American Civil War extensively, including many illustrations of events from the war.
Harper's Weekly (June 30, 1866), p. 412.
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