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African Americans Working at City Point
Original Author: Unknown
Created: Between 1861 and 1869
Medium: Wet collodion glass-plate negative; one half of stereograph

African Americans Working at City Point

A glass-plate photograph depicts African American laborers working alongside a wharf in City Point, the Union supply hub and headquarters during the Petersburg Campaign. An armed soldier stands at center in the mid-distance. This image is part of the Civil War glass-plate negative collection at the Library of Congress.

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