In The Locket, a confederate soldier declines his fellow soldiers request to reveal the contents of the locket around his neck. The locket, which holds pictures of his fiances parents and the date of their wedding is found on the battlefield after a battle. Later, the soldiers fiance visits the battlefield with the soldiers father, both shaken with grief. The soldiers father asks his sons fiance to remove her veil, as it contrasts too sharply with the beautiful day and adds that on such a day miracles seem ready to happen. Returning home, something extraordinary happens to make her believe he may be right.