Contributed by Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division through Maine Historical Society
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This photograph in the collections of the Library of Congress shows Co. E, 4th U.S. Colored Infantry, at Fort Lincoln in Washington, D.C.
When blacks were allowed to serve in Union armies, all-black regiments were formed. The officers generally were white.
About This Item
- Title: 4th U.S. Colored Infantry, Fort Lincoln, Washington, D.C., ca. 1864
- Creator: Smith, William Morris
- Creation Date: circa 1864
- Subject Date: circa 1864
- Town: Washington
- State: DC
- Media: digital image of glass negative
- Local Code: LC-DIG-cwpb-04294; LC-B817- 7890 [P&P] LOT 4190-F
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
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LC Subject Headings
- United States. Army. Colored Infantry Regiment, 4th (1863-1866)
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--African Americans
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military facilities
- Forts & fortifications
- United States--District of Columbia--Washington
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