Unknown [Port Hudson, Provost Marshall's Quarters]
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A print of a photograph taken in Port Hudson, Louisiana in 1863. It portrays a cabin with black women laborers gathered in front and black soldiers lined up on the side. Pencil description written on back notes that Provost Marshall Captain Schenk [?] stands in the doorway of the house. Said to be a reading of the Emancipation Proclamation. Either McPherson & Oliver or the same photographer who did the winter scene (next item). It is a mounted albumen print.
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