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An African American Runaway Slave Named
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An African American runaway slave named Gordon entered the Union Army lines at Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in his tattered clothing (left). He became a Union soldier (right). During a medical examination his scarred back from whippings was photographed, creating one of the iconic images of American slavery.
December 6th, 2011
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