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Museum posts Civil War photos in search of girls' identities

Virginia museum displays Civil War photos of young girls in hopes of solving mystery.

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May 25, 2012: Private Thomas W. Timberlake of Co. G, 2nd Virginia Infantry found this childs portrait on the battlefield of Port Republic, Virginia, between the bodies of a Confederate soldier and a Federal soldier.
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May 25, 2012: This Gem daguerreotype locket was found by a soldier in Hamptons cavalry brigade on a battlefield in 1863.
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This image provided by the Museum of the Confederacy shows an Ambrotype photo of an unidentified soldier, who left this image of himself with Mrs. L.M.C. Lee of Corinth, Mississippi, on the eve of the battle of Shiloh. The soldier never reclaimed his image and was presumed to have been killed in battle.
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May 25, 2012: A group of seven Civil War battlefield photos of unidentified persons is seen at he Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond, Va. Officials at the the Museum of the Confederacy are publicly releasing the images in the admittedly remote chance a descendant might recognize a facial resemblance or make a connection the battlefields where they were found.
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This image provided by the Museum of the Confederacy shows a Daguerreotype, of a women and two children found in the effects of a soldier identified as Joseph Warren during the Civil War.
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This photo provided by the Museum of the Confederacy shows a tin-type photograph of an unidentified man. The tintype and a bible with the name of John Brice in it were found in a tent somewhere in North Carolina during the Civil War.
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This ambrotype image provided by the Museum of the Confederacy shows an unidentified woman that was found in the effects of a soldier identified as Joseph Warren during the Civil War.
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This image provided by the Museum of the Confederacy shows an Ambrotype photo of an unidentified soldier, who left this image of himself with Mrs. L.M.C. Lee of Corinth, Mississippi, on the eve of the battle of Shiloh. The soldier never reclaimed his image and was presumed to have been killed in battle.
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This image provided by the Museum of the Confederacy shows an Ambrotype photo of an unidentified young militia lieutenant, that was found on a battlefield near Richmond, Virginia, and donated to the Museum of the Confederacy in 1936.
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May 25, 2012: Ann Drury Wellford, manager of photographic services for The Museum of the Confederacy, poses with images of unidentified persons found on a Civil War battlefield, at the museum in Richmond, Va. The museum is publicly releasing eight images in the admittedly remote chance a descendant might recognize a facial resemblance or make a connection the battlefields where they were found.
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Museum posts Civil War photos in search of girls' identities

Virginia museum displays Civil War photos of young girls in hopes of solving mystery.

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