Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Private Edwin D. Brown-Company C, "Laurel Brigade', 9th Virginia Cavalry, Maltese Cross Badge A superb, unique and one of only a handful of Confederate insignia known to exist. Beautifully made by a Virginia jeweler in Maltese cross fashion surrounded by a wreath and engraved in the center, "E.D.B. - Co. C, 9th VA. Caval. - Con. States - 1861." Private Brown enlisted in July of 1861 and was wounded in action during the Battle of Gettysburg July 1st, 1863. An extremely rare and historically important Confederate cavalryman's insignia from the hard fighting and famous Laurel Brigade. Absolutely superb and never before on the market as the only silver Laurel brigade insignia known to exist.

    Provenance: The Flayderman Collection; The Tharpe Collection of American Military History

    Exhibited: The Liberty Heritage Society Museum


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2007
    24th-25th Sunday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,142

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold 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
    Consign to the 2021 April 17 Featuring the Michael Ward Collection Americana & Political Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    I don’t often do testimonials but in this case I felt truly obligated to thank Heritage Auctions for the extremely professional job your organization did for me.
    Charlie K.,
    Pittsburgh, PA
    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