The Organization of Negro Labor.

September 29, 1862, The Charleston Mercury

We are informed that the negro force on Morris Island is in charge of a very intelligent and experienced practical planter, who has volunteered his services; that he has so divided and organized the labor into squads, under foreman, as to have all the hands closely supervised and kept at work; and that the progress made is very satisfactory. As a matter of justice and general satisfaction we mention it.

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