• A Bit of War History: The Contraband Wood, The Contraband

    Wood, Thomas Waterman (1823-1903)

    This is the left hand portion of a triptych showing an African American man in the same location at three stages of his military career. Here, he doffs his hat in greeting as he stands outside of the…

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  • A Bit of War History: The Veteran Wood, The Veteran

    Wood, Thomas Waterman (1823-1903)

    This is the right hand portion of a triptych showing an African American man in the same location at three stages of his military career. Here, now on crutches, with his left leg amputated at the knee…

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  • A Bit of War History: The Recruit Wood, The Recruit

    Wood, Thomas Waterman (1823-1903)

    This is the central portion of a triptych showing an African American man in the same location at three stages of his military career. Here, dressed in full federal uniform, he shoulders a rifle and m…

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