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Confederate prisoner sits with Captain George Custer

A Confederate prisoner poses with Captain George A. Custer in 1862

CREDIT: Fair Oaks, Va. Lt. James B. Washington, a Confederate prisoner, with Capt. George A. Custer of the 5th Cavalry, U.S.A., 1862. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-DIG-cwpb-00156.



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