Valentine Tapley from Pike County, Missouri, swore that he would never shave again if Abe were elected. Tapley kept his word and his chin whiskers went unshorn from November 1860 until he died in attaining a length of twelve feet six inches.
After leaving jail, Sitting Bull joined the “Buffalo Bill Wild West Show” where they both toured through Europe. During his time with the show he gained much fame and money, which he used to help the homeless. Sitting Bull and Buffalo Bill - 1885