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Captured Confederates at Gettysburg

Captured Confederates at Gettysburg
Confederates captured at Gettysburg. Some believe that these were three Louisiana "Tigers."

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Tuesday, February 9, 2010

From the Front

-Daily Chronicle & Sentinel ( Augusta, GA), Aug. 4, 1861

Female Hessian and Her Companion
Capt. Fremaux and Wm. S. Read of the 8th Louisiana Regiment, arrived on Wednesday evening, with the first female prisoner, a Mrs. Curtis, who was captured at Fall’s Church on Sunday last, dressed in military clothes. She belongs, it appears, to the 2nd N.Y. Regiment. The woman was on horseback at the time.

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Coppens' Zouave Battalion

Coppens' Zouave Battalion
Lt. Colonel George Coppens (seated) and brother, Captain Marie Alfred Coppens.Image sold at auction on Cowan Auctions, for $14,375