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Four (4) Chattanooga, TN United Confederate Veterans items. 1st item: Blank N. B. Forrest Camp No. 3 Confederate Veterans, Chattanooga, TN certification document. Lithographed by August Gast Bank Note & Lithography Company, St. Louis and New York. The document is intended to certify that an individual entered the military service of the Confederate States of America and has been elected a member of the N. B. Forrest Camp No. 3. Features an equestrian scene of Nathan Bedford Forrest and his cavalry, a smaller portrait of Bedford in a horseshoe with a draped sword, with four images including the Confederate capitol building at Richmond, VA, all surrounded by a patriotic border depicting the portraits of Civil War Generals including Robert E. Lee, Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson, James Ewell Brown "Jeb" Stuart, and others. 18 3/4" H x 15" W. 2nd item: Chattanooga, TN UCV reunion printed felt pennant, 1913. Features the Confederate battle flag with "50th Anniversary 1863-1913" above and below, and "Chattanooga" in yellow lettering. Tag with manufacturer's marks for the Reproduction Company, New York, attached en verso. 10 3/4" H x 25 1/2" W. 3rd item: Louisville, KY UCV reunion badge, June 14, 1905. Consists of a metal hanger with "Forrest Camp No. 4 Chattanooga, Tenn." with two silk ribbons, one red with a silk covered button with "U. C. V." in a laurel wreath and one off white ribbon. Manufacturer's marks for the Whitehead and Hoag Company, Newark, NJ, back of hanger and button. 5 3/8" H x 2 1/2" W. 4th item: N. B. Forrest Camp Confederate Veterans, Chattanooga, TN postcard advertising a meeting for October 4, 1904 to discuss the preparations for the autumn memorial for the members who died during the past year. Facsimile signature for Lawrence Thompson Dickinson, Adjutant, lower right. Pencil inscription of name of recipient of postcard, Colonel Tomlinson Fort, with postmark dated September 29, 1904, Chattanooga, TN, en verso. 3 3/8" H x 5 5/8" W. Provenance: Private Ringgold, Georgia collection; among items purchased in the 1960's from the old location of the A. P. Stewart Chapter of the UDC (United Daughters of the Confederacy), formerly the Nathan Bedford Forrest UCV (United Confederate Veterans) home, St. Elmo, Chattanooga, TN. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition with areas of dampstaining, largest 10 1/2" x 9 1/2", scuffs, to surface of document. Tears, largest 1", to edges of document. 2nd item: Overall good condition. Few pinprick holes, edges of pennant. 3rd item: Overall good condition with stains, fraying, etc. to be expected from age. 4th item: Overall good condition with foxing spots, bends, areas of dampstaining, to be expected from age and manner of use.