The ""Wildfire"" was sailing to Cuba when it was intercepted by anti-slave trade cruisers
on its way back from Congo. It was escorted to Key West, Florida, and eventually Liberia,
where the Africans disembarked. The image shows a picture of a child who survived the
transatlantic voyage in bark ""Wildfire"". The image is reproduced courtesy of Tracy W.
McGregor Library of American History, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library.
Permission required to reproduce.
Voyage ID =
4362 - Wildfire, 1859