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y right in a Southern bagnet prod Wid Sambo I'll divide! ‘I'll let Sambo be Murthered instead of myself’: colored infantry at Fort Lincoln, 1862 This picture possesses especial interest as the subject of the following comment by Major George Haven Putnam (a contributor to Volume I of this history) from his experience as a Federal officer in charge of colored troops: Late in the war, when the Confederacy was sadly in need of fresh supplies of men, the proposition was more than once brougm comina, Ana de yar ob jubilo. Henry Clay Work. Negro teamsters near Butler's signal tower, Bermuda hundred, 1864 The history and nature of contraband of war, so expressively illustrated by this photograph, are thus explained by George Haven Putnam: Early in the war, General Benjamin F. Butler invented the term contraband, which came to be accepted as the most convenient classification for the colored refugee who had made his way within the Federal lines and who, while no longer a sl