African-American men and women at Camp Nelson photograph
Freedmen – Kentucky; Military camps -- Kentucky
The photograph shows runaway slaves living as refugees at Camp Nelson during the Civil War. Several men in the photograph are in uniform. Camp Nelson in Jessamine County, Kentucky, was a Union supply base and training center during the Civil War. During the war. Camp Nelson trained 11 regiments of U.S. Colored Troops.
77pa102, Camp Nelson photographic collection, Special Collections Research Center, University of Kentucky Libraries
G.W. Foster & Co., Lexington, KY
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1864, Jessamine County, Kentucky