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    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.

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    June, 2011
    25th Saturday
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