United Confederate Veteran
Sons of Confederate Veterans
1901 Baton Rouge, LA SCV Pinback
Item #: 8832
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This pinback is a screamer and very, very hard to find! The pinback is approximately 1 3/4 inches wide. In the middle of the pinback is a wonderful poem - "Out of its scabbard never hand - Waved sword from stain as free. - Nor purer sword led braver band, Nor braver bled for a brighter land. - Nor brighter land had a cause as grand. - Nor cause had a chief like Lee. - Father Ryan". Around the poem is written "Re-Union Sons of Veterans - Baton Rouge, La.. Aug. 5-6, '01".
When I first saw this I thought Union Sons of Veterans but when I read the poem I knew it was USCV. No Union pinback would glorify General Lee! The Sons were still trying to decide what to call themselves in 1901. This is an inredibly hard to find pinback! Don't miss it!!!!