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Sojourner Truth seated with photograph of her grandson

C. 1864
Exhibit Description:
Albumen print of Sojourner Truth, formerly enslaved, seated with photograph of her grandson, James Caldwell of Company H, 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, on her lap. Caldwell was held as a prisoner-of-war by the Confederacy at James Island, South Carolina, 1863-1865.
Library of Congress
Attribution Statement:
Courtesy of the Library of Congress, Liljenquist Family collection
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Exhibit Tags:
Sojourner TruthJames Caldwell54th Mass. Infantry RegimentCivil WarphotographsLibrary of Congress