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Picture of the Day: July 24

6/12/2006 • Picture of the Day

Private Jemison: Emblem of War’s Tragedy
An iconic image of the Civil War: youth, sacrifice, bravery, uncertainty, fear, resolution, the tragedy of Americans killing Americans. All seem exemplified in the haunting photo of Private Edwin F. Jemison.

Image: Library of Congress

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