This is a rare 1903 UCV (United Confederate Veterans) New Orleans National Reunion medal. Formed in 1889, the UCV was the Confederate answer to the Union’s Grand Army of the Republic. This medal has a medallion hanging from a pale blue silk ribbon and a “VETERAN” bar at the top. The reverse of the lightweight medallion has a Milwaukee maker mark. It also shows a mother pelican and her hatchlings beneath the motto "Justice, Union and Confidence", the flag design of the State of Louisiana.
Approximately 3-5/8” in height and 1-1/2” in width.
Plated brass, aluminum, silk.
Horizontal safety-style pin on bar, ribbon, suspension ring.
SCHWAB S.& S. (Stamp & Stationery) CO. MILWAUKEE on reverse.
This is from an old Confederate veteran collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. TRAJJX14 LEGEX8/14
8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The medal has only very light wear/tarnish.
As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.