Mathew Brady photo of John Pelham to be auctioned in Dallas

An original Mathew Brady photo of John Pelham, the Confederate lieutenant colonel for whom the Alabama city is named, is up for auction.

The 4½ by 6-inch ambrotype image of Pelham, taken about 1858 by the famed Civil War-era photographer, has been consigned to a Dallas auction house by Pelham’s great-great grandnephew, Thomas Rogers of DeKalb, Miss. Bidding closes June 26 at Heritage Auction Galleries.

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