After the war, and the armies started having reunions, pins and badges were given out to surviving veterans who were able to attend these reunions. For the surviving Confederate soldiers, these reunions were held in different southern cities throughout the south each year. In 1922 when the reunion was held in Richmond VA, these iron trivets were given to the ladies who were able to attend. What I would give to have been able to attend one of these reunions. The stories those soldiers could have told.by Mark P with
In 1898 this medal was designed and given to Confederate soldiers who were “loyal and honorable” to the south. Only the United Daughters of the Confederacy could award this Souther Cross of Honor. I found this medal at a Civil War Show in Louisville Ky.
I found this 1909 UCV Reunion Badge on a side of the road flea market. The 1909 UCV Annual Reunion was held in Memphis Tenn. This badge is also missing the ribbon on it like the 1936 Reunion Badge. It has the bust of Confederate General Albert Sydney Johnston embossed in it. What a beautiful badge.by Mark P with