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Marriage of a Colored Soldier at Vicksburg By Chaplain Warren of the Freedmen's Bureau
Original Author: Alfred R. Waud, artist
Created: June 30, 1866
Medium: Wood engraving
Publisher: Library of Virginia

Marriage of a Colored Soldier at Vicksburg By Chaplain Warren of the Freedmen’s Bureau

In this wood engraving, published on June 30, 1866, in Harper's Weekly, Chaplain Joseph Warren, superintendent of education under the Freedmen's Bureau in Mississippi, marries an African American couple in Vicksburg. The original drawing was made by the artist Alfred R. Waud.

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