Wild's African Brigade liberating slaves

This Jan. 23, 1864 illustration from Harper's Weekly shows Wild's African Brigade liberating slaves during a December 1863 expedition from Hampton Roads to northeastern North Carolina. Numerous black units from the Hampton Roads took part in the raid.
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( Courtesy of Dickinson University / February 10, 2014 )

This Jan. 23, 1864 illustration from Harper's Weekly shows Wild's African Brigade liberating slaves during a December 1863 expedition from Hampton Roads to northeastern North Carolina. Numerous black units from the Hampton Roads took part in the raid.

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