Local man has unpublished photo of Civil War general

A picture taken by a Parkersburg photographer of a Civil War general born in Harrisville who was on the commission that tried the conspirators in the Lincoln assassination will soon be published for the first time.

Brian Kesterson, local author and noted historian of the Civil War, acquired the photo of Gen. Thomas Maley Harris in May at a Civil War show and sale in Mansfield, Ohio.

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