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"Camp Life in the Confederate Army - Mississippians Practicing with the Bowie-Knife."

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Identifier: P0084-1289

Title: "Camp Life in the Confederate Army - Mississippians Practicing with the Bowie-Knife."

Description: Print of Confederate soldiers in a camp with tents and wagons. One man is throwing a knife into a tree while several others watch. An African American man, possibly a slave, in the foreground appears to be cooking. "CAMP LIFE IN THE CONFEDERATE ARMY - MISSISSIPPIANS PRACTICING WITH THE BOWIE-KNIFE." (printed below image). Clipping from Harper's Weekly, Aug. 31, 1861, page 556.

Rights: UND

Place: United States

Dates: 1861-08-31

Type(s): Wood Engraving
Image

Maker/Creator:

Subjects: wood engraving
Harper's Weekly
horizontal
black and white
outdoors
Camp life in the Confederate Army
bowie-knife
Men
Soldiers
Civil War, 1861-1865
confederate
Armed Forces
Tents
Wagons
knives
slave
African Americans
Cooking
knife throwing
camp

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