Monday, January 4, 2010

Colonel's belongings auctioned in Hawkinsville

The president of Bowdoin College in Maine bought a chest containing a kepi (a type of military cap), an ostrich-plume dress hat, epaulets, belt buckles, personal papers and other items that had belonged to Col. Almon Libby Varney. The lot went for $5,500 at a midstate Georgia auction in Hawkinsville. • Article

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