Group of nine (9) United Confederate Veterans ribbons, badges, buttons. 1st item: Atlanta, GA, Atlanta Camp No. 159 UCV reunion badge, 1898. Consists of a metal hanger embossed "United Confederate Veterans Reunion" with a laurel wreath and two cross rifles and a printed silk ribbon featuring the Confederate battle flag with metal tassels attached to bottom. 8" H x 3" W. 2nd item: Nashville, TN Seventh Annual UCV Reunion printed satin ribbon. June 22-24, 1897. Features the Confederate battle flag. Also includes additional "DELEGATE U.C. V." printed silk ribbon, affixed with safety pin. 7 1/2" H x 2 3/8" W. 3rd item: UCV reunion celluloid button on red, white and blue silk cockade, circa 1896. Features the Confederate battle flag with "CUV" printed around it, surrounded by bronze metallic thread. Manufacturer's marks for the Whitehead and Hoag Company, Newark, NJ, back of button. 4 1/4" H x 2 3/8" W. 4th item: Partial New Orleans, LA UCV reunion badge, May 19, 1903. Consists of a printed silk ribbon and a hanging medallion featuring the embossed portrait of General John B. Gordon before two crossed flags with "61 UCV 65" above. Manufacturer's marks for Schwab Stamp and Stationery Company, reverse. 3" H x 1 5/8" W. 5th item: Nashville, TN UCV reunion lapel stud, June 1904. Features the embossed portrait of General John B. Gordon surrounded by a palm leaf, a trumpet, thirteen stars, and "UCV". Manufacturer's marks for the B. H. Stief Jewelry Company, Nashville, TN, en verso. 1 1/4" dia. 6th item: Tennessee Division N.B. Forrest, Camp No. 4 Chattanooga, New Orleans, LA UCV reunion badge, April 25-27, 1906. Consists of a celluloid button featuring the Confederate battle flag surrounded by "Official Reunion Badge United Confederate Veterans 1861 1865" with printed satin ribbon affixed below. Manufacturer's marks for M. C. Lilley and Company, Columbus, Ohio, back of button. 4 3/4" H x 1 3/4" W. 7th item: UCV reunion kepi or hat insignia metal pin. Features a laurel wreath surmounted by "UCV". 1 3/4" H x 2 7/8" W. 8th item: Atlanta, GA UCV reunion delegate celluloid button, July 20-23, 1898. Depicts the portrait of Jefferson Davis before two crossed Confederate flags. Manufacturer's marks for the Whitehead and Hoag Company, Newark, NJ, back of button. 1 7/8" dia. 9th item: UCV reunion celluloid button. Depicts the portraits of Varina Anne "Winnie" Davis, the "Daughter of the Confederacy", and Robert E. Lee, flanked by the Confederate Battle flag and the Second National Flag of the Confederate States of America, with "RE-UNION" printed above. Manufacturer's marks for the Philadelphia Badge Company, Philadelphia, PA on paper label, affixed en verso. 1 3/8" dia. 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 stains, fraying, areas of loss, largest 2 1/4", to ribbon. Hanger missing central embellishment. 2nd item: Overall good condition with toning, stains, fraying, to be expected from age. 3rd item: Overall good condition with toning, stains, fraying, to be expected from age. 4th item: Ribbon frayed, top part of ribbon almost separated. Medallion in overall good condition. Does not include metal hanger. 5th item: Overall good condition with areas of tarnish to be expected from age. 6th item: Ribbon in fragmentary condition, backed by blue grosgrain ribbon. Button in overall good condition. 7th item: Overall good condition. 8th item: Overall good condition with light surface wear, areas of dampstaining to perimeter of button. 9th item: Overall good condition with light surface wear.
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