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

Summary

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.

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.

Artifact

Stereograph

Date Made

1885

Subject Date

1861-1865

Creators

Brady, Mathew B., approximately 1823-1896 

Taylor, John C. 

Place of Creation

United States, Connecticut, Hartford 

Creator Notes

Originally photographed by Mathew B. Brady and reissued and published by John C. Taylor, Hartford, Connecticut.

With Liberty & Justice For All
 On Exhibit

at Henry Ford Museum in With Liberty & Justice for All

Object ID

98.0.18.3

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Cardboard

Technique

Gelatin silver process
Mounting

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)
Orange [Color]

Dimensions

Height: 3.5 in

Width: 7 in

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