Sunday, January 11, 2009

A museum rarity

A sock of a Civil War hero, Colonel Sykes. The museum of Kenneso, GA.
In case you’re wondering, it’s not this Colonel Sykes:

(source with some interesting information about Colonel Sykes)

Nice beard, as usual for that time period (beards are another thing that Western society nearly eradicated — although, they’ve made a comeback recently. It’s not clear anymore whether liberals or conservatives are to blame).

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