above photo is the only photo we've ever been able to find of
Little Rose without her mother. This photo is owned by the Cape Fear
museum and is thought to be a photo found on her mother's body when she
drowned at Fort Fisher near Wilmington, North Carolina.
A self proclaimed "tough little rebel," Little Rose really looks the part in this photo.
was also found at the Cape Fear
museum. Note the differences between this photo and the Brady image
we're accustomed to seeing. Could this be a proof that did not make the
And, is Little Rose defiantly flashing us a coded message?
Hint: Look closely at her right hand!