Joined the Confederate Army
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Julius Franklin Howell (January 17, 1846 – June 19, 1948) joined the Confederate Army when he was 16. After surviving a few battles, he eventually found himself in a Union prison camp at Point Lookout, Maryland.
In 1947, at the age of 101, Howell made this recording at the Library of Congress.
Credit to : Life in the 1800s