The Recruiting Office.
Original Author: Unknown
Created: 1887
Medium: Engraving

The Recruiting Office.

African American men line up to enlist in the Union army in this engraving published in Joseph T. Wilson's The Black Phalanx: A History of the Negro Soldiers of the United States in the Wars of 17751812, 1861'65 (1887). After signing up, the men were examined by a doctor, at right.

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