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    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

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2007
    24th-25th Sunday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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