J. Thompson Brown UCV & Virginia's Commissioner, Gettysburg 1913 Reunion Card
Item #: 16142
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A neat and very hard to find card from John Thompson Brown of the 20th Virginia Infantry and Parker Light Artillery.† I have never seen so much information put on a card!† Brown was Lt. General Commanding Department† of the† Army of Northern Virginia, U.C.V.† He was Virginia's commissioner for the 1913 Gettysburg reunion.† In the left corner of the card are six flags - D.C., W.VA., VA., S.C., N.C., and MD. surrounding a Confederate battle flag.† Written above the flags is "Department Army of Northern Virginia.† Additional writing on the front of the card is "R.E. Lee Camp No. 1 and Pickett Camp C.V., Richmond, Va. - Virginia's Commissioner, Gettysburg Celebration, July 1-4, 1913.† J. THOMPSON BROWN, Lieut.-General Commanding Dept. Army Northern Virginia, U.C.V. - Past Grand Commander Grand Camp of Confederate Veterans of Va. - Formerly - Colonel and Aide-de-Camp Lieut.-Gen'l Stephen D. Lee's Staff.† Ass't Quarter-Master General, Gen'l Clement A. Evans' Staff.† Late Capt. Commanding Parker Battery, Alexander's (S.D. Lee's) Artillery Battalion, Longstreet Corps, Army Northern Virginia.† - Infantry and Battery Record 1861 - 65 Actively Engaged in 17 Battles. (over)".† On the back of the card is "BATTLES - 1861. (Infantry) - Rich Mountain, W.Va. - 1862 -65. (Artillery) - Second Manassas, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Chattanooga, Knoxville, Wilderness, North Anna, Howlett Line, Sharpsburg, (Dunker Church), Marye's Heights, (Wounded and captured), Gettysburg, (Peach Orchard), Campbell Station, Bean Station, Spotsylvania C.H. (severely wounded), Cold Harbor, Sailor's Creek, (captured),
John Thompson Brown
Residence was not listed;
Enlisted on 5/25/1861 at Richmond, VA as a 1st Sergeant.
On 5/25/1861 he mustered into "A" Co. VA 20th Infantry
He was discharged for promotion on 3/14/1862
On 3/14/1862 he was commissioned into VA Parker Light Artillery
(date and method of discharge not given)
He was listed as:
* On rolls 8/31/1861 (place not stated)
* POW 5/3/1863 Marye's Heights, VA
* Wounded 5/9/1863 Spotsylvania Court House, VA (In throat)
* Commanded Battery 3/15/1865 (place not stated) (Estimated day)
* 2nd Lieut 3/12/1862
born 4/4/1840 in Richmond, VA
Buried: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA
(Son of David & Margaret Brown Married Elizabeth Holloway
Harrison Feb 6, 1863. Postwar, President of
Union Passenger RR.)
Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:
- The Virginia Regimental Histories Series
- Confederate Veteran Magazine
- Photo from Confederate Veteran Magazine
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1934 United Confederate Veteran Boy Scout Certificate of Appreciation
Item #: RX22040
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A scarce and hard to find Certificate of Appreciation awarded to a boy scout who served at the 1934 United Confederate Veteran reunion held in Chattanooga, Tennessee.† This great certificate reads "Certificate of Appreciation awarded to Thomas Wright of Troop 100 - S.S.S. Chattanooga for valuable scout service during the 44th United Confederate Veterans Reunion sponsored by the American Legion Chattanooga, Tennessee June 6,7 and 8, 1934."† The signatures below include the Commanding General, U.C.V., the governor of the state of Tennessee, the mayor of Chattanooga, General Chairman U.C.V. Reunion, Commanders of two SCV posts, President Chattanooga Area Council, B.S.A., and a Scout executive.† These are printed signatures.† The certificate is approximately 8 1/8 inches wide and 6 1/2 inches tall.† There are no rips or tears.† There is a very small crease on the lower right hand corner.
A great cufflink from the 1906 United Confederate Veterans reunion held in New Orleans, Louisiana.† The face of the cufflink is exactly like the 1906 UCV lapel badge.† In the center of the cufflink is the Confederate battle flag and the third national Confederate flag.† Underneath the flags is a bust of General Stephen D. Lee.† A crescent moon is over the flags.† Written around the flags is "61 - UCV - 65 - New Orleans - April 25, 1906".† A great cufflink from the 1906 reunion.
A neat envelope from the Confederate Pension Board, 10 Memorial Building, Nashville, Tennessee.† The envelope is addressed to "Southern Bell Tel. & Teleg. Co., Nashville, Tennessee".† The envelope is dated February 1 1941.† The envelope is approximately 9 1/2 inches by 4 inches.
A nice copy of the 1941 printing of the Stonewall Jackson Chapter, UDC, constitution.† The book is approximately 5 3/4 inches by 3 1/2 inches.† There are eight pages in the pamphlet.† The constitution is printed by a Richmond, Virginia printer as noted on the back cover.
7th North Carolina Infantry Reunion Handout Captain P.C. Carlton
Item #: RX15008
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A neat Confederate Veteran handout from Captain P.C. Carlton, 7th North Carolina Infantry, COmpany A.† THe handout is approximately 6 3/8 inches by 2 1/2 inches.† The handout is a Confederate poem.† There is a Confederate battle flag on the top of the handout.† At the bottom of the handout is"With the Compliments of P.C. CARLTON, Captain Co. A, 7th Regiment North Carolina Infantry".†
T.J. Jones, 41st Tennessee Infantry, POW, Co. B Card
Item #: RX13587
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A great business card presented by Thomas J. Jones, 41st Tennessee Infantry.† Jones's card is approxiamtely 3 3/4 inches by 2 7/8 inches.† On one side "T.J. Jones - Company B, Confederate Veterans - Company F - 41st Tenn.Infantry - Nashville, Tenn" is written.† On the reverse side is Jones's likeness.† Jones's was born in Liberty, DeKalb County, Tennessee, on February 4, 1844.† He volunteered at Shelbyville, Tennessee on October 28, 1861, in Company F, 41st Tennessee Infantry, C.S.A.† He was slightly wounded in the knee and captured at Fort Donelson.† Jones spent 22 months as a prisoner of war at Camp Morton, Indiana.† He was paroled May 22, 1865.† Jones returned to the Nashville area and for thirty years was in the employ of the N.C. & St. L. Railway.† He was a member of Company B, Confederate Veterans.† Jones died in 1910 leaving a wife and 4 children.
I have included a photo out of the "Confederate Veteran" magazine with Jones and the other boys from Company B!† A copy of the photo out of the magazine comes with the card.
A great card passed out by the Reverand W.M. Nelley to his friends at Confederate reunions!† Reverand Neeley has a photo on his card with him wearing an United Confederate Veterans lapel badge.† The first national, third national and Confederate battle flag are prominately displayed in the center of the card.† The card is approximately 5 3/4 inches by 3 3/4 inches.† Written on the card is "Rev. W.M. Neeley - Pastor of Mt. Pleasant Cumberland Presbyterian Church Alabama - Field Missionary for McGready Presbytery - Member of Co. E, 1st Tenn. Cavalry, Ashby's Brigade, C.S.A.".
A highly unusual item from the 1929 United Confederate Veterans reunion held in Charlotte, North Carolina. The mirror is approximately 2 5/8 inches wide. Written on the mirror is "Confederate ReUnion - 1929 - Charlotte, N.C." in blue. There is a small push to the celluloid between the Con in Confederate and the Char in Charlotte. The mirror itself has some glazing. These type of items are much more difficult to find than the national badges!