Marching On! The Fifty-Fifth Massachusetts Colored Regiment singing John Brown's March in the Streets of Charleston

Description

This scene shows a large number of soldiers marching and singing through the streets of Charleston. 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 (March 18, 1865), p.165.

Date Created

1865

Language

English

Rights

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

Identifier

HW0028

Spatial Coverage

North America--South Carolina--Charleston

Citation

"Marching On! The Fifty-Fifth Massachusetts Colored Regiment singing John Brown's March in the Streets of Charleston", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed February 18, 2020, http://www.slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/813
This scene shows a large number of soldiers marching and singing through the streets of Charleston. 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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