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LETTER, COPY - 1949.008

"Robert E. Lee to Honorable Andrew Hunter, January 11, 1865" Physical Appearance: The letter is an official copy of the five-page original from Lee to the Hon. Andrew Hunter, dated January 11, 1865. Lee explains his feelings toward emancipation and employment of Negroes as soldiers in the Confederacy. Transcribed as follows: "Headquarters Army of Northern Virginia, January 11, 1865. Hon. Andrew Hunter, Richmond, VA. Dear Sir: I have received your letter of teh 7th instant and without confining myself to the order of your interrogatories, will endeavor to answer them by a statement of my views of the subject. I shall be most happy if I can Contribute to the solution of a que

LETTER - 1939.012.00021

a) Letter, original; William T. Mumford to Mother, February 18, 1865 William T. Mumford writes from Mobile Bay; Includes long discussion of slow pace of mail delivery; writes of the state of the war, and possibility of surrender; discusses recruiting "negros" into the army, and the likelihood that they would volunteer for the south; discusses General Sherman's march; an acquaintance, Johnnie, who is considering visiting New Orleans, who might be arrested as a spy if he keeps the visit secret; Physical Appearance: Two sheets, one folded, 4 handwritten pages, one handwritten front and back; 12 1/2" x 7 7/8" and 6 1/4" x 7 7/8"

Image of Ambrotype - Marlboro Jones

Ambrotype - Marlboro Jones

Sixth-plate ambrotype with accent tinting; African-American man, seated, facing camera, looking at camera, hair cropped short, moustache and goatee, cheeks tinted pink; wearing double breasted uniform frock coat, ten buttons visible, tinted gold, wearing 2 canteens, one under each arm at waist with straps crossed diagonally below neck, left hand holding kepi, right elbow on table with a patterned cloth, top of hands tinted pink, camp scene backdrop with tents behind him; mat is flat gold, double-elliptical, with brading around opening; preserver has stamped floral scroll; no case handwritten on reverse: Marlboro-faithrul slave-who protected the women of the family while their husbands were

Image of Carte-de-Visite - Brigadier General Daniel Ullman, Ullmann Brigade

Carte-de-Visite - Brigadier General Daniel Ullman, Ullmann Brigade

CDV three-quarter image of union officer with hand in breast of coat.

Image of Stereoview - Negro Camp, 27th Regiment Ohio Colored Troops before Petersburg, Va

Stereoview - Negro Camp, 27th Regiment Ohio Colored Troops before Petersburg, Va

Stereoview "Negro Camp, 27th Regiment Ohio Colored Troops before Petersburg, Virginia." Part of the "War for the Union Photographic History" series. UNITED STATES COLORED TROOPS 27th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry Organized at Camp Delaware, Ohio, January 16, 1864. Ordered to Annapolis, Md. Attached to 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 9th Corps, Army of the Potomac, to September, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Corps, to December, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 25th Corps, December, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 25th Corps, to January, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 25th Corps, to March, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 10th Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to Jul

Image of Stereoview - Colored Pickets on duty near Dutch Gap

Stereoview - Colored Pickets on duty near Dutch Gap

Stereoview: "Colored Pickets on duty near Dutch Gap". Part of the "War for the Union Photographic History" series.

Image of Stereoview

Stereoview -

Appears to be a stereoview of a drawing of African American soldiers firing from behind dead horses.

Image of Stereoview - Cavalrymen Grooming Horses, Camp Tampa, Fla.

Stereoview - Cavalrymen Grooming Horses, Camp Tampa, Fla.

Stereoview: "Cavalrymen Grooming Horses, Camp Tampa, Fla. "

Image of Print, Photographic - Souvenir of Augsburg

Print, Photographic - Souvenir of Augsburg

Photograph of a group of African American soldiers sitting around a table drinking. In a paper portfolio with "Souvenir of Augsburg, Germany, 11th Airborne."

Image of Print, Photographic - Squad Drill

Print, Photographic - Squad Drill

Photo postcard. African American soldiers in formation. Written on back: "squad drill/ Fort Des Moines Training Camp for colored men. 25 awarded commissions on October 15, 1917."

Image of Print, Photographic - untitled [believed Spanish-American War]

Print, Photographic - untitled [believed Spanish-American War]

Reprinted image from NARA. African American soldiers walking in what appears to be a railroad yard. "Savannah, Florida & Western / 7453" is painted on the railroad car.

Image of Print, Photographic - Officers of the "Buffaloes" 367th Infantry

Print, Photographic - Officers of the "Buffaloes" 367th Infantry

Group of African American soldiers seated and standing with young white girl holding flowers.

Image of Print, Photographic - Unidentified AFRICAN AMERICAN Military Band

Print, Photographic - Unidentified AFRICAN AMERICAN Military Band

Photo Postcard. African American military band surrounded by white townsfolk. Seated at the foot of a bronze statue. France

Image of Print, Photographic - 349th F.A. Band in France

Print, Photographic - 349th F.A. Band in France

Photo Postcard. African American military band surrounded performing in a park. 349th F.A., France

Image of Print, Photographic - Dan Clark and Willie Dillworth

Print, Photographic - Dan Clark and Willie Dillworth

Photo Postcard. Full-length portrait of two soldiers identified as Dan Clark and Willie Dillworth, Montreschaume, France. Circa 1917.

Image of Print, Photographic - Unidentified African American Soldiers

Print, Photographic - Unidentified African American Soldiers

Three African American soldiers in uniform standing next to a tent in the countryside. Circa 1917.

Image of Print, Photographic - Inspection Colored Troops, Camp Dix, New Jersey

Print, Photographic - Inspection Colored Troops, Camp Dix, New Jersey

Photo postcard. Title at bottom: "Inspection Colored Troops, Camp Dix, New Jersey"

Image of Print, Photographic - Detailed for Kitchen Police

Print, Photographic - Detailed for Kitchen Police

Photo postcard. Photograph of African American cooks and soldiers. Title at the bottom reads: "Detailed for Kitchen Police - Fort Dix, N.J."

Image of Print, Photographic - Digging Trenches

Print, Photographic - Digging Trenches

African American Troops digging trenches, circa 1917.