Marriage of a Colored Soldier at Vicksburg by Chaplain Warren of the Freedman Bureau

Description

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.

Source

Harper's Weekly (June 30, 1866), p. 412.

Date Created

1866

Language

English

Rights

Image is in the public domain. Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International.

Identifier

HW0043

Spatial Coverage

North America--Mississippi

Citation

"Marriage of a Colored Soldier at Vicksburg by Chaplain Warren of the Freedman Bureau", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed February 21, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/639
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.
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