star time army


- - a life of recycled horror.

So I was at the Minnesota State Fair, and I wandered into a little building exhibiting stuff from the pioneer days, and I saw this–

–and my little nerd heart fluttered because

and I was like “teehee the clone trooper army.” And then I read the description on the placard and I just–


Guys. It’s a Civil War veteran’s medal for someone who served in the Grand Army of the Republic. Guys. It’s a real fucking thing.

Why is it “Civil War”, in quotes? Which civil war was it? The Galactic Civil War?