- Contrabands escaping to the United States bark Kingfisher off the coast of Florida.
- The term contraband was used to refer to runaway slaves who fled from southern plantations and farms to Union encampments during the Civil War.
- Accompanying note: "April 17, 1862 Between Feb. 28 & Mar. 2, 1862, three transports from Key West and nine blockading vessels assembled off St. Marks bar, with the object of capturing the towns of St. Marks and Newport."
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- 1 photoprint - b&w - 7 x 9 in.
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