Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Manassas Celebration Uses Face of Soldier from Coweta County

The face of a Confederate soldier from Coweta County has been incorporated into the logo inviting people to celebrate the Civil War sesquicentennial in the Virginia town of Manassas.

Allan Guy, the artist who designed the logo, chose the image of William Sanford Askew because of his haunting eyes. Askew was born in Coweta County and returned to the county after the war.

Full story at Times-Herald.com