United Confederate Veteran
State Badges
Fort Fisher North Carolina Veteran 1909 Ribbon

Offered is a ribbon worn by Union and Confederate veterans at the 1909 Blue & Gray reunion held in Utica, New York.  This neat ribbon is an off white.  Written in black colored ink on the ribbon is "FORT FISHER VETERAN.  Reunion of the Blue & Gray, Utica, N.Y. - September 7, 8, and 9, 1909".  The ribbon is 6 inches long by  1 7/8 inches tall. 

Shipping Weight: 1 lb
Price: $265.00 USD

Richmond, Virginia 1896 UCV Reunion and Jefferson Davis Monument Ribbon

A wonderful dual ribbon from the United Confederate Veterans 1896 National Reunion held in Richmond, Virginia and the Laying of the Cornerstone of the Jefferson Davis Monument.  This is a large ribbon approximately 8 3/4 inches tall by 2 11/16 inches wide.  The ribbon is red and has two separate parts.  On the top of the ribbon is the likeness of Stonewall Jackson, General PGT Beauragard, and General Robert E. Lee.  Written under these likenesses is written "Sixth Annual Reunion United Confederate Veterans - Richmond, VA., June 30th - July 2d.".  Under this writing is the bust likeness of President Jefferson Davis.  Written under President Davis's likeness is "Laying of the Corner Stone - Jefferson Davis MONUMENT.  July 2, 1896.".  The ribbon has some fraying over the likeness of the general at the top of the ribbon.  This is one of the first dual ribbons I have encountered.

Shipping Weight: 1 lb
Price: $450.00 USD

1917 Birmingham, Alabama State UCV Delegate Badge

Offered is a badge worn by Alabama Confederate veterans who was a delegate at the 1917 United Confederate Veterans Alabama Division Reunion held in Birmingham, Alabama.  The hanger is a pin back with the 1st and 3rd National flags and the Confederate battle flag.  A red, white, and red ribbon is attached to the hanger.  Written in silver colored ink on the ribbon is "REUNION - ALABAMA DIVISION U.C.V. - BIRMINGHAM, ALA. - OCT. 10 - 11, 1917 - DELEGATE".  The badge was made by the St. Louis Button Company of St. Louis, Missouri as noted on the makers label on the back of the pin back.

Shipping Weight: 1 lb
Price: $235.00 USD

R.E.Lee Camp Richmond, Virginia at 1897 Nashville, TN National Reunion Pin back

Offered is pin back worn by Confederate veterans of the R.E. Lee Camp No. 181 of Richmond, Virginia attending the United Confederate Veterans National Reunion held at Nashville, Tennessee in 1897.  The pin has a Confederate battle flag in its  center.  Written around the Confederate flag is "R.E. Lee Camp, No. 181, Richmond, VA. - Annual Reunion - Nashville, Tenn., June 22 - 24, '97".  The pin is approximately 1 1/4 inches wide.  The pin was made by the Whitehead & Hoag Company of Newark, New Jersey as noted on the makers label in the back of the pin.

Shipping Weight: 1 lb
Price: $265.00 USD

Cotton Belt Route, Railroad, UCV Lapel Pin

Offered is a neat lapel pin worn by Confederate veterans when they rode the Cotton Belt Route of the St. Louis Southwestern Railway.    From 1891 to 1992, the St. Louis Southwestern Railway operated between St. Louis, Missouri, and various points in the states of Arkansas and Texas. It was nicknamed "The Cotton Belt Route," or simply Cotton Belt, because its rails ran primarily through regions where cotton was the predominate crop.  The pin has a Confederate battle flag in the middle.  Written around the Confederate battle flag is "COTTON BELT ROUTE - U.C.V.".  The lapel pin is approximately 7/8 inches wide.  There is a push in the middle of the pin.

Shipping Weight: 1 lb
Price: $150.00 USD

Ruston, Louisiana U.C.V. Camp Badge

Offered is a great United Confederate Veterans camp badge from the Ruston, Louisiana Camp badge.  The badge has a hanger with a pair of Confederate flags.  The third national Confederate flag and the Confederate battle flag are crossed and "61" and "65" are above and below the flags.  The ribbon is a red, white, and blue ribbon with a metal fringe on it.  Written on the ribbon in gold colored ink is "CAMP No. 7, U.C.V., RUSTON, LA.".  The badge is in very good condition.

Shipping Weight: 1 lb
Price: $395.00 USD

1886 Confederate Veterans Ribbon from Atlanta, Georgia

Offered is a very neat ribbon worn by Confederate veterans at a reunion in 1886.  This was before the United Confederate Veterans were established.  The ribbon has a first national Confederate flag in the middle.  Written in blue ink is "CONFEDERATE VETERAN - MAY 1, 1886".  Down at the very bottom of the ribbon is the makers mark.  While I can't make out the name of the business, I can read "Printer & Book Binder, Atlanta, GA".

Shipping Weight: 1 lb
Price: $235.00 USD

1922 Louisiana Division St. Paul Camp No. 16 at Richmond, VA Ribbon

Offered is a wonderful ribbon worn by Confederate veterans of the Henry St. Paul Camp No. 16 of New Orleans, Louisiana at the 1922 United Confederate Veterans National reunion held in Richmond, Virginia.  On the top of the ribbon are all four Confederate flags.  Written in red ink on the ribbon is "VETERAN - Louisiana Division U.C.V. - HY. ST. Paul Camp No. 16 - L.D. Blanchard - Commander - June 20 - 22, 1922 - Richmond, Va. Reunion".  The ribbon is approximately 7 1/2 inches tall and 1 7/8 inches wide.  The ribbon is clean and nice with no rips or tears.

Shipping Weight: 1 lb
Price: $210.00 USD

1915 Louisiana Division ar Richmond, VA Ribbon

Offered is a nice ribbon worn by Confederate veterans from Louisiana at the 1915 United Confederate Veterans National reunion held in Richmond, Virginia.  The ribbon has all four flags of the Confederacy on it.  Written in red ink on the ribbon is "Staff - Louisiana Division U.C.V. Reunion - Richmond, VA. - June 1-2-3, 1915".  The ribbon is approximately 6 7/8 inches tall and 2 1/4 inches wide.  There is a small separation of about 3/4 inches on the upper right side.  The ribbon is very clean and nice.

Shipping Weight: 1 lb
Price: $185.00 USD

Richmond Light Infantry Blues - 46th Virginia Infantry Membership Enameled Pin

Offered is a nice example of the Richmond Light Infantry membership enameled pin.  The badge has a Richmond Light Infantry Blues soldier holding a rifle in the middle of the pin.  An oval of blue enamel circles the soldier with “Richmond Light Infantry Blues – 1789” written on it.  The pin is approximately ½ inches wide and ¾ inches tall. 

Before the American Revolution, the city of Richmond raised a group of soldiers for protection, which was called into service in the Continental Army under the command of General George Washington . After the war ended, the Richmond Light Infantry Company returned to Richmond, marching in public parade shortly after their return. This display wasn’t met with great enthusiasm from the people, largely due to the Company wearing a traditional red uniform which bore a resemblance to the uniforms worn by the British Army at the time. Following this, the Company elected to change the color of their uniform to blue, and as such, the Richmond Light Infantry Blues was formed in 1789.

The Blues entered active service again for the War of 1812 in order to repel British forces as they pushed into Virginia, not seeing combat as the war ended before the British forces reached Richmond. Several decades later they were called to service again during the American Civil War as part of the 46th Virginia Infantry. The Blues participated as part of the Army of Occupation in Cuba during the Spanish American War, as well as serving during the Mexican Border Campaign in 1900. The Blues were reorganized for service in the 1st World War as part of the 104th Ammunition Train, seeing combat in France at the battles of Alsace and the Meuse and the Argonne. Members of the Blues then went on to serve in World War 2, as well as the Global War on Terror.

Due to a reorganization of the Virginia Army National Guard, the Blues were stood down in the year 1968, remaining dormant until December of 2016, where they were reestablished.

Battles, Skirmishes and Engagements

  • Roanoke Island (February 8, 1862)
  • Yorktown Siege (April-May 1862)
  • Williamsburg (May 5, 1862)
  • Seven Days Battles (June 25-July 1, 1862)
  • Williamsburg [skirmish] (March 29, 1863)
  • Pamunkey River, near West Point, Virginia (April 16, 1863)
  • Charleston Harbor (August-September 1863)
  • Drewry's Bluff (May 16, 1864)
  • Bermuda Hundred (May 17-June 14, 1864)
  • Petersburg (June 9, 1864)
  • Petersburg Siege (June 1864-April 1865)
  • Sayler's Creek (April 6, 1865)
  • Appomattox Court House (April 9, 1865)

Shipping Weight: 1 lb
Price: $265.00 USD

9 Georgia Light Artillery IDED Badge with Cannon

A wonderful badge identified to William Rudolph McEntire of the 9th Georgia Light Artillery Battalion is now available.  The badge has a brass metal oval holder which has a celluloid pin in te middle.  The celluloid pin has a wonderful cannon likeness in the middle and has "Co. A, 9th GA. Battalion of Artillery Association - Compliments of Lieut. W.R. McEntire" written on it.  A red, white, and red ribbon is attached to the hanger.  A small cannon drop is attached to the ribbon.  The badge is approximately 5 1/8 inches long and approximately 1 3/4 inches wide at it's widest point.  The badge was made by the Whitehead & Hoag Company of Newark, New Jersey.  Lt. McEntire was captured at Knoxville, Tennessee in September, 1863 and was confined at Johnson's Island, Ohio prison of war camp.

Personnel Directory
Generals Directory
Soldier Report List
William Rudolph McEntire

Residence Atlanta GA; a 23 year-old Merchant.

Enlisted on 2/27/1862 at Atlanta, GA as a Private.

On 2/27/1862 he mustered into "A" Co. GA 9th Battn Light Artillery 
(date and method of discharge not given)

He was listed as:
* POW 9/7/1863 Knoxville, TN
* Confined 9/20/1863 Johnson's Island, OH (Estimated date)
* Oath Allegiance 6/12/1865 Johnson's Island, OH (Released)

* 2nd Lieut 5/15/1862 

Other Information:
born 1/6/1839 in Buncombe County, NC
died 6/22/1920 in Dallas, TX

(Parents:  Bevil & Elizabeth Wells McEntire.  Married 
 Missie Carmelar Burnett Nov. 23, 1865)

After the War he lived in Dallas, TX

Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:

 - Index to Compiled Confederate Military Service Records
 - Confederate Veteran Magazine
 - Photo from Confederate Veteran Magazine
(c) Historical Data Systems, Inc. @ www.civilwardata.com

Shipping Weight: 1 lb
Price: $865.00 USD

14 kt. Gold North Carolina Presentation U.C.V. Badge

Truly a one of a kind, United Confederate Veterans gold badge the rarely come on the market in todays market!  This beautiful 14 KT. gold badge was presented to the Adjutant of the Charlotte, North Carolina Mecklenberg Camp No. 382 in 1932.  The badge is in it's orginal box and was made by Garibaldi & Bruns Leading Jewelers, Charlotte, N.C. as noted on the box.  Also on the box is written in brown ink "Julia M. Alexander Adjutant of Mecklenberg Camp - Confederate Veterans-".  The 14kt. gold badge is in the shape of a cross.  Engraved on the badge is "Presented to Our Adjutant Miss Julia M. Alexander By Mecklenberg Camp 382 U.C.V.".  On the back of the badge is engraved "Jan. 19th, 1932".  Julia M. Alexander's image is in Volume 10, page 511 of "Confederate Veteran" magazine.  By 1932 the remaining veterans did not want to keep the records necessary to keep the camp open.  Most recruited someone to keep the minutes and manage the work of the camp.  Julia M. Alexander was a Maid of Honor for the U.S.C.T. in 1902 for the state of North Carolina.

Shipping Weight: 1 lb
Price: $1,495.00 USD

Mississippi UCV Camp at 1896 Richmond Reunion RIbbon

An extremely hard to find ribbon worn by members of Camp No. 32, Vicksburg, Mississippi at the 1896 United Confederate Veteran's reunion held in Richmond, Virginia.  The ribbon is a faint light blue color with "Mississippi - Camp No. 32. - Sixth Annual Reunion Confederate Veterans - Richmond, Va. - 1896" written on the ribbon.  The ribbon is approxiamtely 7 inches long and 2 1/4 inches.  According to the "List of Organized Camps of the United Confederate Veterans", Camp No. 32 is Vicksburg, Mississippi and it's commander was D.N. Hebron. 

Shipping Weight: 1 lb
Price: $365.00 USD

1911 Chattanooga Pinback promoting UCV National Reunion

An interesting pinback given out at the 1909 or 1910 United Confederate Veterans reunion to promote having the 1911 UCV National reunion in Chattanooga.  The pinback is approximately 1 3/4 inches wide.  A Confederate battle flag is in the middle of the pinback with the word "Chattanooga" above the flag and "1911" below the flag. 
We also have a corresponding program presented with this badge but it is not on the web site yet.  This is not included in this sale.  Please call for a group price.  There is no paper label in the back of the pinback so we do not know who made the badge.

Shipping Weight: 1 lb
Price: $225.00 USD

UCV Winchester, Tennessee Ribbon with John B. Gordon

A really neat and hard to find ribbon from a Tennessee Division United Confederate Veterans reunion held in Winchester, Tennessee.  This ribbon has a likeness of General John B. Gordon on it.  Also written on the ribbon is "J.B. Gordon, General Commander.  RE-UNION of Confederate Veterans, Tennessee Division, Winchester, Tenn. - September 9th ....".  Unfortunately the ribbon was trimmed and the date of the reunion has disappeared.  It is still a hard to find and neat ribbon!

Shipping Weight: 1 lb
Price: $225.00 USD

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