Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Two Rare Gettysburg GAR Reunion Medals. The first with bronze pin back top bar "1863/150th Pa. Vols.?, green silk ribbon, the front now faded to yellow, bronze 1 1/4" diameter medal "2nd Regiment / Bucktail Brigade" with representation of a forage cap with bucktail and First Corps badge on top. Reverse, "Re-Union Gettysburg / 1st Corps / 3rd Div. / 2nd Brig. / Bucktails / Aug. 13 & 14 1894. Medal and bar perfect with nice patina, ribbon with a few cracks but sound. The second with bronze pin back top bar "Sept. / Chattanooga / 1889", red white and blue silk ribbon , somewhat faded with a couple of cracks but intact. 1 5/16" bronze medal with Second Corps trefoil on the front and reverse with "Gettysburg / 1st Brig. / 1st Div. / 2nd Corps / Sept. 11th & 12th 1889". This was Gen Cross's brigade composed of the 81st Penna., 148th Penna., 5th New Hampshire and 61st New York, one of the most heavily fought Union Brigades during the course of the entire battle. Medal and bar about perfect with nice patina. Two very scarce and very desirable medals.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2011
    25th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,028

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold on Jun 25, 2011 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 44 days left to consign to the 2021 June 9 - 10 Rare Books Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    This was my first time dealing with an auction house, and I am 100% completely impressed with Heritage. There is not an aspect of this process that I have a critique for.
    Darryl S.,
    Stuart, FL
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search