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Drummer Boy Jackson.

Description

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."

Subjects

Soldiers, Black -- Drummer -- Drummer boy -- Black children -- Black Americana -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Identifier

DP0012814

Extent

2 sides

Side of Image

Front of Image

Location

John C. Hitt Library

Department

Special Collections & University Archives

Type

image

Comments

Is Part Of: African American Legacy: The Carol Mundy Collection, 1794-2010. UCF Special Collections Manuscripts - 5th Floor -- CFM2009_02

Use and Reproduction

This image is posted publicly for non-profit educational uses, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce images and/or for copyright information contact Special Collections & University Archives, University of Central Florida Libraries, Orlando, FL 32816, (407) 823-2576.

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