Category Archives: Mascots

War Mascots


In honor of the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War, we thought you might like to read this great article telling about the dogs (and eagles!) that served as mascots for the troops heading off to the war. There is even an accompanying slide show.

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/07/06/the-dogs-and-bears-and-camels-of-war/