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"Dress Parade of the First South Carolina Regiment (Colored) Near Beaufort, South Carolina," 1861-1865

Mathew Brady1885

The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford

After the Emancipation Proclamation in January 1863, African Americans were actively recruited into the army. They were separated into their own regiments and often discriminated against. This stereograph, with photographs by famed Civil War photographer Mathew Brady, shows a dress parade of African-American troops of the First South Carolina Regiment.

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  • Title: "Dress Parade of the First South Carolina Regiment (Colored) Near Beaufort, South Carolina," 1861-1865
  • Creator: Brady, Mathew B., approximately 1823-1896, Taylor, John C.
  • Date: 1861/1865
  • Date Created: 1885
  • Location: United States, Connecticut, Hartford, United States, South Carolina, Beaufort
  • Subject Keywords: United States. Army. South Carolina Volunteers, 1st (1862-1864), Stereographs, Photographs, Civil wars, African Americans, Soldiers
  • Type: Photographs
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: http://collections.thehenryford.org/Collection.aspx?objectKey=256877
  • Object Name: Stereograph
  • Object ID: 98.0.18.3
  • Image ID: THF8221
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

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