This ambrotype recently sold at an HA auction.  They are probably Tennessee brothers or relatives, obviously very young.  They each hold a M1816/22 musket. These kind of images were very typical as young men and boys enlisted and went off to fight in the Civil War. I wish we knew their names so we could better understand their story. Did they fight at Franklin? Nashville? Chattanooga?  Chickamauga? Tullahoma?  We will never know.

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