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HOLY COW! HISTORY: The Pictures That Never Made It Home

The Yankee soldier stares at us with a hard glint in his eyes. Wiry and weathered, he’s ready for action. No name, no date, no unit. Just a young man whose face shows the strain of war. What makes this photo remarkable is the “971” in faded red ink in the lower-left corner, two empty

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