Slave Auction House
Original Author: George N. Barnard
Created: Between September and November 1864
Medium: Wet collodion glass-plate negative; one half of stereograph

Slave Auction House

An African American soldier, his rifle at his side, sits in front of a slave auction house on Whitehall Street in Atlanta, Georgia. This photograph by George N. Barnard was taken between September and November of 1864, when Union troops under Major General William T. Sherman occupied Atlanta.