Offered is a badge worn by Confederate veterans at the 1912 United Confederate Veterans North Carolina state reunion held in Winston-Salem, North Carolina in 1912. The badge has two pieces. The first piece is the hanger with the word "SOUVENIR" written on it. There are sabers and cannon barrels under the word "Souvenir'. Attached to the hanger is one of the nicest celluloid shield. On the shield in wonderful color are the North Carolina state seal, a confederate canteen, a Confederate battle flag and North Carolina state flag, and pin cones. Written around the graphics is "N.C. REUNION U.C.V. - WINSTON - SALEM - AUGUST 7 - 8, 1912. - C.S.A.". The badge was made by the Whitehead & Hoag Company of Newark, New Jersey as noted on the bottom of the front shield. A red and white ribbon is attached to the hanger.
1904 Michigan Monument Dedication at Andersonville Ribbon
Item #: 15975
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Offered is a great ribbon worn by Union veterans from Michigan at the dedication of the Michigan Monument at Andersonville, Georgia in 1904. The ribbon is a white to beige color. Written on the ribbon in black colored ink is "Dedication of Monument to Michigan Soldiers & Sailors - Michigan Delegation - Andersonville, GA., May 30th, 1904". The ribbon is approximately 7 /8 inches tall and 1 7/8 inches wide.
1929 UCV National Charlotte, North Carolina Staff Badge
Item #: 16775
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Offered is a badge worn by a United Confederate Veteran Brigade Commander at the 1929 U.C.V. National Reunion held in Charlotte, North Carolina. The badge has four pieces. The hanger has a large group of Confederates on the battle line. Written under the Confederates is "Charlotte, N.C. - The Hornet's Nest". Attached to the hanger is a bar. Written on the bar is "BRIGADE COMM.". The third piece is the drop. The likeness of General Robert E. Lee and General Stonewall Jackson at the top. A Confederate battle flag hangs is in the lower part of the drop. Written on the drop is "39th Annual Reunion - June 4-5-6-7, 1929 - UCV". The fourth piece is a red and white ribbon. The badge was made by the Greenduck Company of Chicago as noted on the back of the drop.
Offered is a great enameled lapel pin worn by Confederate veterans who were members of the Picket-Buchanan Camp, Norfolk, Virginia. The badge has an enameled Confederate battle flag in the center. White enamel surrounds the battle flag. Also around the battle flag is "P B C - VA." for Picket-Buchanan Camp, Virginia. This nice lapel badge is approximately 5/8 inches wide. A gold colored screw back is on the attachment screw. There is a very small piece of white enamel that is on the left side of the "B" that is missing.
Offered is a wonderful badge worn by Confederate veterans of the Pickett-Buchanan Camp of Norfolk, Virginia. This great badge has a Confederate battle flag, crossed cannons, and crossed sabers on the hanger. The drop has a pair of Confederate battle flags crossed with the sun rising up in the middle with rays. Written around the flags is "MILITAVI NON SINE GLORIA". On the back of the drop is the Norfolk, Virginia Confederate monument. Written around the monument is "PICKETT-BUCHANAN CAMP OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS - NORFOLK, VIRGINIA 1883 61-65". The badge looks to be made of bronze metal.
Pickett Camp - Richmond, Virginia - Celluloid Lapel pin
Item #: 13534
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Offered is a hard to find lapel pin worn by Confederate veterans who were members of the Picket Camp, United Confederate Veterans of Richmond, Virginia. The lapel pin has "Pickett Camp No. 204 C.V." written around the sides. The Confederate battle flag is in the middle of the pin. Written on the battle flag is "UCV". The pin is approximately 7/8 inches wide. the lapel pin was made by the Whitehead & Hoag Company of Newark, New Jersey as noted on the lapel pin.
Blue/Gray 1885 R.E. Lee Camp C.V. & Seward Post 37 Reunion Ribbon
Item #: 14836
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Offered is a great ribbon worn by Confederate and Union soldiers at the July 4, 1885 reunion of the R.E. Lee Camp, Confederate veterans of Richmond, Virginia and the Seward Post 37, Auburn, New York of the Grand Army of the Republic. The ribbon has a pair of shaking hands at the top. Written on the ribbon is "RE-UNION - BLUE and the GRAY - Seward Post 37, G.A.R., Auburn, N.Y. - R.E.Lee Camp. C.V., Richmond, Va. July 4th, 1885. One Country! One Flag!". The ribbon is approximately 6 3/4 inches by 2 1/4 inches.
Offered is an beautiful badge worn by Confederate veterans at the 1936 United Confederate Veterans National reunion held in Shreveport, Louisiana. The badge has three parts. The hanger has the likeness of General Robert E. Lee and General Stonewall Jackson. A pelican and her chicks are in the middle of the hanger. Written around the pelicans is "SHREVEPORT - 1936". The red and white ribbon is in very good condition. This is usually the weak area of most of these 1936 badges. The drop has the Confederate battle flag and the third national Confederate flag. Under the flags is written "U.C.V.". Under .C.V> is the likeness of General Beauregard. Written around Beauregard's likeness is written "Ge. P.T.G. Beauregard". Written on the back of the drop is "46th Annual Reunion June 9 - 12, 1936". The badge was made by the Greenduck Company of Chicago as noted on the back of the drop.
John B. Hood Camp, Confederate Veterans. Austin, Texas Ribbon
Item #: 16771
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SOLD!!! Offered is a hard to find ribbon from the John B. Hood Camp, United Confederate Veterans, Austin, Texas. The ribbon is a off white/beige color. Written in red ink on the ribbon is "JOHN B. HOOD CAMP - CONFEDERATE VETERANS. AUSTIN, TEXAS.". The ribbon is approximately 7 3/8 inches tall and 2 inches wide. It is getting very hard to find neat Confederate ribbons and badges from Texas.
Offered is a neat lapel pin worn by members of the 96th Pennsylvania Infantry at their 1896 reunion. The pin has a Sixth corps red cross in the center of the pin. "96th" is written in the middle of the Sixth corps cross. Written around the edge of the pin.is "1861 - Reunion - 1896 - Penn. Reg't Ass'n". The lapel pin is 3/4 inches wide. The pin was made by Baldwin & Gleason Co. - 58 Reades - N.Y.". The pin is in good condition.
The 96th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 6 officers and 126 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 1 officer and 86 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War. It is honored by a monument at Gettysburg.
September 9 – October 30
Organized at Pottsville, Schuylkill county, Pennsylvania under the command of Colonel Henry L. Cake, Lieutenant Colonel Jacob G. Frick and Major Lewis J. Martin.
From the War Department tablet for Slocum’s Division on the Antietam battlefield:
Slocum’s Division followed Smith’s in its march from near Crampton’s Pass on the morning of the 17th, and upon reaching the field, occupied the ground from which Smith was advancing; Torbert’s Brigade in the center on either side of this road; Newton’s Brigade on the right connecting with Hancock, and Bartlett’s Brigade on the left, extending beyond the cemetery and into the low ground between Mumma’s and Roulette’s. Beyond supporting the Artillery the Division was not actively engaged.
Duty in Maryland. Colonel Cake took command of the brigade.
October 30-November 19
Movement to Falmouth, Va.
Battle of Fredericksburg
Colonel Cake returned to Pottsville, Pennsylvania due to “ill health.” He complained of having “thrust upon me… officers that I cannot recommend and in whom, knowing all about them, I have no confidence.” Colonel Cake had feuded with his line officers since the regiment was founded.
Lieutenant Colonel Filbert was discharged. Major Lessig was promoted to lieutenant colonel.
Burnside’s second Campaign, “Mud March”
Colonel Cake resigned for “reasons to be assigned by His Excellency the Governor of this Commonwealth.” Lieutenant Colonel Lessig was promoted to colonel, but was not mustered.
The regiment was commanded by Lieutenant Colonel William H. Lessig. It brought 356 men to the field and lost 1 man wounded.
From the monument on Wheatfield Road at Gettysburg:
Position of the 96th Regt. Penna. Volunteers, 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 6th Corps, from 5 p.m. of the 2nd until the morning of the 5th of July 1863.
From the War Department monument for Bartlett’s Brigade on the Gettysburg battlefield:
July 2. The Brigade arrived late in the day and was formed in two lines to support Fifth Corps of which the troops in front were giving ground. The Third Brigade Third Division was formed on the left and then advanced to the front. Remained in same position during the night. The 121st New York was detached from the Brigade on its arrival and supported Battery L 1st Ohio until the close of the battle.
July 3. The Third Brigade Third Division was assigned to Brig. Gen. Bartlett’s command which was in an advanced position. Late in the day theThird Brigade Third Division in a second line at an interval of 200 yards supported First Brigade Third Division Fifth Corps in an advance through the Wheatfield and the woods on the south but soon after being engaged the Third Brigade Third Division advanced to the front and the combined forces captured about 200 prisoners of Brig. Gen. Benning’s Brigade and the colors of the 15th Georgia. At dark the Brigade was recalled to a line a few hundred yards in advance of the original position.
Pursuit of Lee
At and near Funkstown, Md.
Duty on line of the Rappahannock
Advance to line of the Rappahannock
November 26-December 2
Mine Run Campaign
Duty at Hazel River
Captain Levi Huber of Company B was promoted to major.
Camp Sumter, Charleston, South Carolina UCV Camp Ribbon
Item #: 16447
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Offered is a very nice ribbon worn by Confederate veterans who were members of the Camp Sumter Camp No. 250 of Charleston, South Carolina. Written in black ink is "CAMP SUMTER - No. 250 - S.C. Division, U.C.V. - Charleston, S.C.". Aobe and below the writing is a circle of laurel leaves. The ribbon is red and is approximately 6 3/4 inches tall and 2 1/2 inches wide.
Offered is a neat badge worn by an identified member of the 14th Indiana Infantry. This great badge has "J. Dowling" written on the hanger. The shield is attached to the hanger. On the shield is written "Co.C - 14th IND. VOL. INF. - 2 with a clover leaf around it". The 14th Indiana Infantry fought in West Virginia and then with the Army of the Potomac in the 2 Corp.
Fourteenth Infantry INDIANA
Fourteenth Infantry. Cols., Nathan Kimball, William Harrow,
John Coons, Lieut.-Cols., John R. Mahan, William Harrow,
Philander R. Owen, John Coons, Elijah H. C. Cavins, William
This regiment was organized at Camp Vigo, near Terre Haute, in
May, 1861. It originally was a one year regiment, but
volunteered for three years on the call for three years
troops, being the first Indiana regiment mustered in for that
term. It was mustered in June 7, and left the state on July
It proceeded to Clarksburg, W. Va., and marched to Rich
Mountain where it was in reserve at the battle. It was
stationed at Cheat Mountain from July 16 to Oct. 8, and was
engaged at that point on Sept. 12, and at Green Brier River
Oct. 3. It encamped at Huttonsville, Philippi and Romney
until Jan. 10, 1862, and passed the remainder of the winter at
Paw Paw tunnel.
On March 4, it joined Shields' division and proceeded to
Winchester, where it participated in the battle, losing 4
killed and 50 wounded. On May 15, it commenced its march to
Fredericksburg, leaving there on the 24th for Front Royal,
which place was reached June 1, in time to assist in driving
out the enemy.
It was in various movements until July 2, reaching Turkey Bend
just as the Army of the Potomac was in retreat, the 14th
engaging in severe fighting with the pursuing enemy and
checking his advance. It was assigned to the 2nd corps and
put on outpost duty, being in constant action with the enemy
for nearly three weeks, and then moved to Centerville, where
it assisted in covering the retreat of the army.
It was in reserve at South Mountain but at Antietam its
division was the only one that never gave way during the
battle, its brigade being called the "Gibraltar." The 14th
fought for 4 hours within 60 yards of the enemy's line and
lost 31 killed and 150 wounded. It moved to Harper's Ferry
and Warrenton, thence to Falmouth, where it remained until
Dec. 11. Its brigade led the attack on the works at
Fredericksburg, but could not advance beyond a certain point,
the enemy being too strongly intrenched.
The regiment then encamped at Falmouth until April 28, 1863.
It was in reserve at Chancellorsville during May 1-2, but on
the 3rd with its brigade charged and drove the enemy from the
ground lost by the 11th corps the previous day, but was forced
back by an overwhelming force, losing 7 killed, 50 wounded and
It was in the battle of Gettysburg, charging the enemy's
advance, saving Ricketts' battery, driving the enemy down the
hill and capturing all the field officers, the colors, and
most of the men of the 21st N. C. infantry on the evening of
the second day's battle. The following day its division bore
the brunt of the desperate attack on the left of the cemetery
and the regiment lost 123 in killed and wounded.
It was sent to New York on Aug. 16, to aid in quelling draft
riots, but was with its corps when the enemy was whipped at
Bristoe Station in October. It took part in the Mine Run
campaign and then went into quarters at Stevensburg, where
part of the regiment reenlisted as veterans in Dec. 1863.
It was in action at Morton's Ford in Feb., 1864, and moved
with the army on the Wilderness campaign as part of Hancock's
(2nd) corps, bearing the brunt of most of the fighting in the
numerous engagements of that movement. It was in the
victorious charge at Spotsylvania, when Col Coons was killed,
and was also in the battle of Cold Harbor.
The regiment was mustered out at Indianapolis, June 20, 1864,
and the reenlisted men and recruits were transferred on Aug.
1, to the 20th regiment. The original strength of the 14th
was 1,055. Gain by recruits, 160; reenlistments, 59; total,
1,274. Loss by death, 185; desertion, 63; unaccounted for,
1911 Fairfax Courth House, Virginia Confederate Reunion Ribbon
Item #: 16688
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Offered is a very clean, nice ribbon from the Confederate Veteran reunion held in Fairfax Court House, Virginia. Written in red ink on the ribbon is "CONFEDERATE REUNION - FAIRFAX C.H.. VA. - June 1, 1911". The ribbon is approximately 5 1/4 inches by 1 5/8 inches wide.
Offered is a ribbon from the Pickett-Buchanan Camp of Norfolk, Virginia. The ribbon has the Confederate battle flag crossed with the Virginia state flag on the upper half of the ribbon. Written in blue ink on the ribbon is "PICKETT-BUCHANAN Camp, C.V. - Norfolk, VA. The ribbon is approximately 6 1/8 inches tall by 2 5/8 inches wide. There is a small tear on the right side of the ribbon. There is also a tear below "Norfolk, VA.". Please view all photos. Please note the right hand side from the writing "Pickett-Buchanan" to the bottom of the ribbon.
Offered is a badge worn by a Confederate veteran at the 1932 United Confederate Veterans National reunion held in Richmond, Virginia in 1932. The badge has three parts. The hanger has the likeness of the Confederate Memorial Institute in the middle. Written around the likeness is written "Confederate Memorial Institute - Richmond, Virginia". A red and white ribbon is attached to the hanger. The ribbon has a slight rub about 7 o'clock on the ribbon. Attached to the ribbon is the oval shaped drop. In the center of the drop is a full standing likeness of General Robert E. Lee. General Lee is surrounded by leaves and "U.C.V. - 42nd Annual Reunion" written on the sides.
Below General Lee is a Confederate battle flag. There is no paint missing on this battle flag. The badge was made by the Greenduck Company, Chicago as noted on the back of the drop and the hanger.