Tintype . . . In the Civil War, Andrew Chandler, white, joined & was accompanied by Silas Chandler, black, who regularly returned to the plantation to fetch supplies. Andrew was wounded in the leg. Army doctors wanted to amputate his leg. Silas pleaded with the doctors not to cut off the young man's leg. Silas carried Andrew to the nearest railhead, placed him in a box car to Atlanta. Doctors saved Andrew's leg, though he was lame for the rest of his life. The families were & are friends.