Group of five (5) United Confederate Veterans reunion ribbons, badges, and buttons. 1st item: Richmond, VA UCV Army of Northern Virginia Louisiana Division reunion printed grosgrain and satin ribbon, May 29, 1890. Features a quotation about the Army of Northern Virginia from "Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac" by William Swinton, first published 1866. 8 1/4" H x 2 3/8" W. 2nd item: Winchester, VA UCV reunion printed grosgrain ribbon, September 10, 1891. "Confederate Veterans and their Families" printed below decorative scrolling vignettes and applied pink and white grosgrain ribbons, top of ribbon. Safety pin affixed to back. 8" H x 2 1/4" W. 3rd item: Richmond, VA Sixth Annual UCV reunion printed satin delegate ribbon, June 30, July 1-2, 1896. Features the Confederate battle flag with "Delegate" and "Official Peyton Wise" in script, printed below. 7 3/4" H x 2 1/2" W. 4th item: Louisville, KY UCV reunion delegate badge, June 1905. Consists of a metal hanger with celluloid label reading "delegate" with printed satin ribbon featuring the Confederate battle flag and celluloid drop depicting the three-quarter portrait of Major General John C. Breckenridge, against a battle scene, surrounded by a laurel wreath and two Confederate flags, a red banner reading "Reunion U.C.V. Louisville June, 1905" above. Manufacturer's marks for the Whitehead and Hoag Company, Newark, NJ, back of hanger and celluloid drop. 4 1/4" H x 2" W. 5th item: UCV reunion celluloid button, circa 1905. Features the Confederate battle flag with "UCV 1861-1865" printed around perimeter. Manufacturer's marks for the Whitehead and Hoag Company, Newark, NJ, to surface and verso of button. 1 3/4" dia. Late 19th/early 20th century. 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 surface grime, stains, fraying, to be expected from age. Title of book is erroneously listed as "History of the Army of the Potomac". 2nd item: Overall good condition with surface grime, stains, fraying, to be expected from age. 1/4" x 2 1/8" W area of loss, top section of ribbon below pin. 3rd item: Overall good condition with surface grime, stains, to be expected from age. Two 1/2" tears, 1" x 2 1/2" area of loss to brown paper backing. 4th item: Overall good condition with general wear to ribbon to be expected from age. 5th item: Overall good condition. Red delegate ribbon is not included.
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