Tag: Jefferson Davis
Today’s Facial Hair Friday is not a case of mistaken identity. Jefferson Davis was arrested for murder. But this Jefferson Davis was not the president of the Confederate States. This one was a Union officer, with nearly the same name. Jefferson Columbus Davis was a brigadier general in the Union Army when he shot and [...]
With his goatee and mustache, photographer Mathew Brady himself is an excellent addition to Facial Hair Fridays. In fact, he is the reason we have so many follicle follies to celebrate. There are 6,066 photographs by Brady and his associates in the National Archives collections. Many of the images we’ve looked at and been inspired [...]
Posted by Hilary on June 18, 2010, under - Civil War, Facial Hair Fridays.
Tags: abraham lincoln, civil war, Civil War photography, Clara Barton, Facial Hair Fridays, Jefferson Davis, Mathew Brady, Record Group 111, walt whitman