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    South Carolina Palmetto Secession Cockade Given to W. L. Byers of Company "A", Phillip's Legion, Cavalry Battalion of the Georgia Volunteers, Tightly woven and stitched against a cardboard backing, 2.25" x 3"; with a small blue ribbon at the base. Accompanied by the original transmittal letter (with envelope) sending the cockade as a token of affection from a Mattie Crosby of Blairsville, South Carolina to a W. L. Byers. Also included is a contemporary copy of Byers obituary as listed in his Lodge's ledger, according to which Byers died in February of 1875. Byers served in Company A, Phillip's Legion, Cavalry Battalion of the Georgia Volunteers. Included is an image printed on paper, possibly of Byers. Condition varies from very good to fine, with the cockade being in fine condition.

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    December, 2009
    12th Saturday
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