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Speech, 1885, Grand Army of the Republic

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Handwritten speech delivered by Jacob M. Hunter a Civil War Veteran of the 50th New York Engineers. Hunter enlisted on 3 February 1864 in Company K, 50th NY Engineers at the age of 19 years. Mustered out on 13 June 1865 at Fort Barry,…

Commemorative Ribbon, Stonewall Jackson Procession 2007

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Commemorative Ribbon made for the 2007 anniversary re-enactment of funeral procession for General Thomas J. Jackson's body as it passed through Lynchburg on it's way for burial in Lexington, Virginia.

Commemorative medal, Battle of Lynchburg

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Ribbon and medal commemorating the Battle of Lynchburg, June 1864 and the Lynchburg Prisoner of War camp for captured Union soldiers.

Commemorative Ribbon, Grand Review 1965

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Badge and ribbon commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Grand Review.

The Grand Review of the Armies was a military procession and celebration in the national capital city of Washington, D.C., on May 23–24, 1865, following the Union victory…

Ribbon, Confederate Reunion, Charleston, South Carolina

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Reunion ribbon from a Confederate Veterans' reunion in Charleston, South Carolina May 1899 belonging to Captain Richard Henry Toler Adams (1839-1900).

Adams was born in Lynchburg on 6 Nov 1839. Merchant in Richmond. Telegraph duty with Porter…

Ribbon, Confederate Reunion, New Market Veterans

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Reunion ribbon for VMI (Virginia Military Institute) veterans of the Battle of New Market, 15 May 1864. Missing its badge/pin

Ribbon originated from 2004 auction in Blacksburg, Virginia of the estate of Clara Chrisman Langhorne. Ribbon relieved to…

Ribbon, Confederate Reunion, Otey Battery

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Reunion ribbon for the Otey Battery which served as Company A, 13th Battalion Virginia Light Artillery.

Otey's Battery was formed in March 1862 by Captain George Gaston Otey who was mortally wounded at Lewisburg, WV on 23 May 1862. Lt. David…

Southern Cross of Honor, Arthur Cummings Davis (1848-1927)

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Southern Cross of Honor belonging to Arthur Cummings Davis of Virginia

Southern Cross of Honor was a commemorative medal established in 1899 by the United Daughters of the Confederacy to honor Confederate Veterans.

Per Virginia Regimental…

Photograph and piece of muffler, General Thomas J. Jackson (1824-1863)

Piece of a silk muffler (scarf) worn by Stonewall Jackson during the winter of 1862-63 attached to a cabinet card photograph of Jackson.

Several of these are extant. They were donated by Anna Jackson (Jackson's wife) as a means to raise funds for…

Letter, 19 May 1901, Albert N Seip to James Risque Hutter (1841-1923)

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Letter from Albert N. Seip, former Union officer in the 2nd Pennsylvania Cavalry to James Risque Hutter. Seip recounts his meeting Hutter as he helped escort him and 2,500 other Confederate prisoners captured at the Battle of Gettysburg. He mentions…