Mystery surrounds Civil War photographs

Associated Press
Ann Drury Wellford, manager of Photographic Services for The Museum of the Confederacy, a Civil War battlefield photos at the museum in Richmond, Va., Friday, May 25, 2012. Private Thomas W. Timberlake of Co. G, 2nd Virginia Infantry found this child’s portrait on the battlefield of Port Republic, Virginia, between the bodies of a Confederate soldier and a Federal soldier. Eight photographs 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. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

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Eight photographs found on Civil War battlefields have been publicly released in the admittedly remote chance a descendant might recognize a facial resemblance or make a connection by the battlefields in where they were found.

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