Young men, like this boyish Rebel in a previously unknown image that recently surfaced in Texas, bore the weight of the Civil War. The soldier’s name has been lost to the ages, but a braided lock of his dark red hair was tucked in the case behind the photo. That memento suggests he may never have returned home, and the image and the lock of hair served as a poignant memento for the young “Johnny’s” family. Image Copyright Matthew Fleming.
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