Hanlon looked at the two insignia,
and his fingers stroked them almost tenderly.
A white overseer was regulating the work, but wanted the insignia
of slaveholding authority, which he had borne for many years, the whip.
Uniforms that fitted them perfectly had been found, and it had been a matter of a couple of minutes to transfer their insignia
and incidentals from their torn and dirt- smeared uniforms.