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Drummer Boy Jackson.
Postcard consisting of 2 pages (front & back). Front: Black and white photograph, the Drummer boy Jackson, former slave and then drummer for the Union Army in the 79th U.S. Colored Troops in Louisiana. Back has text: 'Drummer Jackson' 79th United States Colored Troops. This image was one of many propaganda acts used to encourage Negro enlistments."
Soldiers, Black -- Drummer -- Drummer boy -- Black children -- Black Americana -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
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Back of Image
John C. Hitt Library
Special Collections & University Archives
Use and Reproduction
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"Drummer Jackson." (1861). African American Legacy: The Carol Mundy Collection – Images. 139.