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    Old photo

    I just bought this old colorized photo. Any thoughts on the rank, unit, or service branch, anything??? ThanksName:  IMG_0299.jpg
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    Well, the young man appears to be a Confederate second lieutenant and probably in the infantry, judging by the style of the sword.
    Gil Davis Tercenio
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    Great, great grandson of Cpl Elijah S Davis, Co I, 6th Alabama Inf CSA

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    Thanks, That is what another guy posted on the other CW forum. Now I know.

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    Muley Gil is offline
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    His cover (hat) appears to be a McDowell style forage cap, the same style that Stonewell Jackson favored. (I wear one too. )
    Gil Davis Tercenio
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    Great, great grandson of Cpl Elijah S Davis, Co I, 6th Alabama Inf CSA

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