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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Unassociated Photographs of the Civil War
|Albumen of members of the Louisiana Native Guard
|Mounted albumen print of the members of the Louisiana Native Guard learning to read at Port Hudson, Louisiana, at a school set up for the soldiers and freedmen. The guard was one of the first all-black units in the Civil War, formed by Benjamin Butler in 1862.
|African American Troops Freemen Education African American History Union Forces
|Butler, Benjamin Franklin (1818-1893)
|Port Hudson, Louisiana
|The American Civil War; African Americans; Education
|Papers and Images of the American Civil War
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
|Civil War: Unit
|1st Louisiana Native Guard (United States)