New York, NY
Enslaved African-americans Running
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Enslaved African-Americans running from Hampton, Virginia to Fortress Monroe seeking sanctuary from slavery in August 1861. Union General Benjamin Butler declared they were 'contraband of war,' but were not legally freed until 1863.
December 6th, 2011
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