The Union Army And African-Americans

Date:
C. 1860s
Creator:
David Hunter Strother
Publisher/Studio:
Illustration by Porte Crayon

Artist and author David Hunter Strother revealed how African-Americans desired their freedom and forced the Union Army to accommodate them. Though a native of this region and pro-slavery, Strother supported the Union and served with the Federal Army.

Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.5.0003
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park