This is a unique 1903 reunion committee badge for an Information volunteer for the Union of Confederate Veterans (UCV), the Confederate answer to the Union’s Grand Army of the Republic formed in 1889. The UCV remained active until 1951. The badge is very ornate and has a bright pink silk ribbon. The numbers on the reverse are either period or are later museum acquisition numbers.
Approximately 5-1/4” in height and 1-3/4” in width.
Copper-plated brass, painted areas, gilt brass, silk.
Horizontal safety-style pin.
71.81 and 71.82; SCHWAAB S & S CO. MILWAUKEE WIS. on back of medallion.
This is from a Confederate veteran reunion collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VBJJX13 LEGEX9/13
8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The badge is in beautiful condition.
As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.