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    FORREST CAVALRY CORPS COMMEMORATIVE BADGE - Manufactured by Shwabb of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the three-piece badge has an upper pin device with a "member" bar flanked by two Confederate flags, the battle flag, and the Third National Flag. At the center top is a likeness of Robert e. lee. At the center of the badge linked by two loops is a shield with the words "Forrest Cavalry Corps". The bottom medallion is connected by chains and is of a silver likeness of "General N. B. Forrest". On the reverse of medallion is an image of the Third national Confederate flag. This Forrest cavalry corps badge is RARE.

    Provenance: CSA Surgeon Samuel Caldwell, Forrest's Cavalry

    Condition:
    Very fine, nice condition


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2007
    1st Saturday
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