Stampede among the Negroes in Virginia - their arrival at Fortress Monroe / from sketches by our Special Artist in Fortress Monroe

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Title

Stampede among the Negroes in Virginia - their arrival at Fortress Monroe / from sketches by our Special Artist in Fortress Monroe

Subject

Subject (Topic)
Fugitive slaves--Virginia--Fort Monroe--1860-1870
Forts & fortifications--Virginia--Fort Monroe--1860-1870
Gates--Virginia--Fort Monroe--1860-1870
African Americans--War--1860-1870
Fort Monroe (Va.)--1860-1870
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Refugees--Virginia

Description

Print shows freedom seekers arriving at the gate to Fortress Monroe, Virginia, looking for protection of the Union army at the outbreak of the Civil War.

Creator

Unknown

Source

Library of Congress

Publisher

Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper

Date

June 8, 1861

Rights

Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, DC 20540, United States

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Documents and Published Materials

Identifier

Extent

15.91 x 21.4 in. (40.4 x 54.3 cm) (sheet)

Medium

Wood engraving

Bibliographic Citation

The Civil War in America, Library of Congress, November 12, 2012–January 11, 2014, https://www.loc.gov/exhibits/civil-war-in-america/index.html.

Rights Holder

Renée Ater

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Wood engraving

Physical Dimensions

15.91 x 21.4 in. (40.4 x 54.3 cm) (sheet)

Citation

Unknown, “Stampede among the Negroes in Virginia - their arrival at Fortress Monroe / from sketches by our Special Artist in Fortress Monroe,” Contemporary Monuments to the Slave Past, accessed September 23, 2019, http://slaverymonuments.org/items/show/1184.

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