Union Soldier Honored - In the Barbershop Style!
These men dressed in full Civil War regalia gathered, accompanied by our barbershop quartet, at Odd Fellows Cemetery to honor a Union Soldier by the name of William Pittinger. According to the Center of Military History, he was the 5th ever recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor for his actions during the Great Locomotive Chase, which he later chronicled in a book.
The quartet provided period music that would've been heard frequently in the 1800's. Classic 'Barberpole Cat' music was floating through the air - songs like Sweet Adeline - the 1904 Summer hit!
Whether or not Mr. Pittinger would have sung quartet music in his life is utterly unknown to us. But it's a nice thought.