Slave Coffle, Near Paris, Kentucky, 1850s

Title

Slave Coffle, Near Paris, Kentucky, 1850s

Description

An eye-witness account of the scene depicted in this illustration the scene described is of "about forty men, all chained together. . . . Behind them were about thirty women, in double rank, the couples tied hand to hand...."

Source

Anon., The Suppressed Book About Slavery! Prepared for Publication in 1857 (New York, 1864), facing p. 49. (Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-30798)

Files

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Citation

“Slave Coffle, Near Paris, Kentucky, 1850s,” The Underground Railroad in the Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana Borderland, accessed December 3, 2020, https://urrrborderland.omeka.net/items/show/31.