She didn't think at the time that her painting, called "Rebel Yell" and showing screaming Confederate soldiers charging toward the viewer, would be the subject of controversy.Here is what I think is the "wire story" referred to (a press release).
And she never dreamed it would one day be used to illustrate a national wire story about the discovery of an actual recording of the rebel yell. How that came to pass is interesting in its own right.
Rebel yell recorded
I didn't know there was a recording of the Rebel yell: