From left to right: Standing, Mrs. Leach [Martha Capers “Mattie”], Mrs. West [Adelaide Celestia], Mrs. Boon [Alice Ann Black], Mrs. Moore [Augusta Letitia]; Sitting, Rev R. A. [Robert Alexander] Shirley, Mrs. Coalson [Mary Eleanor], Rev J.J. [Joseph Jonathan] Shirley, Mrs. Potts [Elizabeth Matilda].

Robert was a private in the 16th Mississippi Infantry during the Civill War and was slightly wounded at Sharpsburg in 1862.

This image kindly shared online by the Shirley Family Association.

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