Map of states that seceded from the Union in 1861.
Reconstruction governments in the South, 1866-1877.
Elderly black man with spectacles reading a newspaper by candlelight. Watercolor, circa 1863. Henry L. Stephens, artist.
James E. Taylor. "The Freedmen's Union Industrial School, Richmond, Va."From Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, September 22, 1866.
The arrival of a fugitive slave family behind Union lines: 1 January 1863.
A former slave with the horn with which slaves were called. Near Marshall, Texas.