African-Americans During the Civil War
The following image can be used by social studies teachers as they teach about slavery and the Civil War. Further, you can also use it as a primary source for AP American History courses. Learn more about using historical photographs in class.
Courtesy of Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, LC-B8171-2594 DLC
who were set free by the North were called 'contrabands' because they were viewed
by the South as property. This group is shown wearing old Union uniforms and
standing near a signal tower.