Christina A. Sharik

OLD MEN

They gather for reunions,
mustaches now turned white.
they gather for reunions
no more to march and fight ~

One in gray and one in blue
One has a missing limb.
Embracing in the morning dew –
one wonders: Was it him?

Civil War Veterans: Ortonville, Minnesota - 1880
Civil War Veterans, 4th of July or Decoration Day, Ortonville, Minnesota. On review in center of town: 1880