UCV and GAR Relics
United Confederate Veteran and Confederate Veteran
The UCV uniforms that I am showing are authenic reunion uniforms,
they were made after the Civil War for reunions and were
not war time uniforms.
I list them for you to enjoy like I do. Alot of them have
real Civil War accessories and some look like they are real!
Some are Real!
This is my display at the Franklin Tn. Civil War Show Dec
Some of my Collection!
Some of the hats!
My Great Granfather was in the 2nd Kentucky Calvary with
John Hunt Morgan.
Here are a few items.
His 1924 Memphis UCV medal, you can see him wearing it in
Back of Medal
Joseph Jullian Hays enlisted as J.J. Hayes (Hays)
General John hunt Morgan a CDV taken from a real picture
in Hopkinsville, Ky.
Hopkinsville Ky. where I was born.
This is an original Confederate Survivors medal in its original
box from the 1870's!
NOT FOR SALE
Not For Sale!
Forrest Company A Reunion Composite!
Very Rare! Nashville Tennessee!
This is only one of a couple of these known to exist. Alot
of repros out there.
Note N.B. Forrest had two Colored Body Guards they are both
pictured in the right bottom of this picture.
This a Morgans Radiers Lapel pin
his name is engraved on the back
H.B. Rigg 4th Ky Cav Company
Really old Confederate Veteran Shell jacket hand sewn
sleeve schrolling, with fancy stiching on back as well. Has
one Tenn button
the rest are UCV buttons. Came with a real Confederate Uniform.
Has buttons for looks on outside and metal ones that button
coat on the inside.
button inside brass ones outside
Small Missouri Shell Jacket
2nd Lt (Sterling Silver bars)
US Eagle buttons tin backs
Had a silk liner someone removed most of it?
This is a nice Officers Uniform with all unmarked UCV buttons.
The uniform has some of the lining loose but it is all there
and in good shape.
The uniform has high ranking Officer schroling on sleeves,
but no insignia.
1880's or 1890's. 16 UCV button and 4 cuff.
Has Generals Schroling on sleeves.
This is an I'd Commander Generals Uniform!
He was in the 1916 Washington D.C. SCV Convention
This is about as nice as it gets. He was at Harry Heth Camp
Washington, D.C. Promoted to Adj. Gen. 1921, Rhode with 24th
W. L. Wilkerson
Promoted from Major to Commander Adj. General 1921
Harry Heth Camp 119 Washington, D.C.
Gen. W. L. Wilkerson
The pants and uniform have matching numbers printed inside
This is a rare UCV Forrest Reunion Vest from 1901!
Raphael Semmes Camp
This was hung at UCV Hall 11 Mobile, Alabama in 1909
Hugh R. Crichton
Major UCV uniform MC Lilly with old gray UCV back buttons
He was a 2nd Lt. in the Second North Carolina Infantry.
This was written and signed by Judge Safford Berney
The uniform is very small I don't have a manequin that small
It is in very good shape with only slight mothing.
very nice schroling on sleeves
UCV Buttons are dated July 1875
Mfg Tag missing (MC Lilly)
This is one of my best uniforms! This one is I'd to a Dr./
Capt. from Charleston, SC.
The Officer was a Captian, look at the black collar and shoulder
This one could be a real uniform it even has pockets and
heavy gold schroling on the sleeves.
The straps are Civil War! The buttons are marked HT &
B Manchester and are Civil War era as well.
The cuff buttons are Horstman Allien. Surgeons Uniform!
Real Civil War South Carolina Shoulder Straps.
Cofederates did not use shoulder straps very often very few
Tail buttons were in pockets and have been resewn
Alabama Map Button Vest
This is a high quality vest with Alien buttons
MC Lilly Veteran Shell Jacket, this one has Post War Confederate
and the bottom one is a Tennessee button.
I have had several of these they were all made by MC Lilly
Great Shell Jacket I'd to 1st Georgia
Came with a Butternut I'd kepi as well
This a very rare Georgia set!
The best one I own.
This is a really nice Confederate Veteran Uniform has authentic
Georgia State Seal buttons with Mintzer backmarks and the
bottom two are Van Warts! originally had tail pockets only
one survived this one is about as close to real as it gets.
COULD BE REAL!
Not for sale!
With Militia Two Peice Eagle Plate
This is an Artillery/ Infantry Officers uniform with sash!
Inside of the coat with lining and remains of one tail pocket!
One tail pocket still there!
This uniform could very well be real!
Civil War period Georgia State Seal Buttons
2nd Lt. Bars on collar
Artillery Stripes on sleeves
Eagle Buttons on tail of coat
FORREST I'D COAT
This is again one of the nicest UCV uniform I have ever purchased!
this is an I'd Calvary Frock Coat is is gorgeous!
I'd to J. H. Vincent Tenn. 19th Calvary served with Forrest!
I have only seen a few UCV uniforms like this and they were
always with Forrest.
Came with hat as well A- 85 with 19th Cockade on it.
THIS IS ABOUT AS NICE AS THEY COME!
This a Tennessee uniform but the Texas belt came from same
didn't go togather but looks great! The Badges did not come
with it either.
Large Dunn UCV buttons the rarest of UCV buttons.
Rank of Major
Has beautiful schroling and 3 cuff buttons of same kind in
This one has black buttons to button the inside of the coat
Manufactured between 1874 and 1882
This is an I'd Tennessee Confederate Survivors Assoc. Uniform
and Vest. These
existed before the Confederate Veterans (CV) or United Confederate
The uniform is James K. Polk Gilliland from close to Cookeville,
The Uniform and vest both have M.C. Lilly buttons and tags.
Vest still has the original paper with his order listed on
the form. He was
in the Tennessee 8th Infantry. This is the nicest uniform
I have ever purchasaed!
The sash in an authentic Confederate one that came with it.
This is a Tennessee Confederate Survivors Badge!
This did not come with it but he would have had one of these.
Best of the Best!
This uniform was made the the 1870's with Tennessee buttons.
The original order tag still sewn inside the vest, my guess
the vest was never worn.
Note orders Tenn. buttons, 1874.
Tennessee Vest with Tennessee buttons!
Still has the order tag sewn inside of it.
The lining is nice and has tail pockets and inside pocket
just like real ones.
Side pocket on Frock Coat!
MC Lilley from 1874 till 1882!
Real Confederate short Sash!
MC Lilley Presentation Sword came with it but the sheath
This is an 1860 style which was made in the 1870's for both
Blade is gold!
James K. Polk Gilliand
This is the rarest N.B. forrest Badge came with picture wearing
Lt Col. wearing this badge!
UCV Calvary Shell Jacket
This one is really nice with Alabama buttons.
This is a really nice dress UCV or CV uniform made by the
M.C. Lilly Co. from Columbus in the 1870's
It has all matching Kentucky buttons, epaulettes and Sargent
stripes, made this is a real uniform!
Came with UCV items. His name is written inside of coat.
Probably for a Sargent of Arms?
This Veteran wore this for reunions?
I'd John Whitehead 7th Calvary Morgans Raiders!
This is a fine Double Breasted Officers Uniform such as a
Has Confederate Eagle buttons marked Superior Quality.
The belt is a period Indian war belt and buckle!
UCV uniform with UCV belt has name I'd inside of coat and
pants. Has the name Chewning there are several listed
not sure which one he is. Can't be sure of first initial.
Not sure but I
think it was Thomas H. Chewning
served in North Carolina 3rd Light Artillery.
Point Lookout Md. until 3/21/1865.
pants have name in them too.
Rare UCV belt.
UCV/GAR belt made out of Post War buttons, mostly Musician
North Carolina UCV
This one is in rough shape, but still pretty cool.
No ID has Southern Cross and a Made of Honor ribbon and NC
This is from Asheville as well!
Southern Cross application with cross
UCV uniform 1890's to 1900's belonging to private William
with engraved UCV Southern Cross and an unusual UCV medal.
He was in the 7th Tennessee (Duckworth's Calvary) Forrests
Large UCV Dunn Buttons
very old UCV badge with inscribed Southern Cross
7th Tennessee (Forrests Unit)
Confederate Colonel Coat!
I think this ones real!
This is an Officer Double Breasted Frock coat with 13 star
Staff Officer buttons with Superior Quality backmarks. It
has some mouse damage
but it was a really fine coat when it was made.
The lining is missing on the bottom if it had tail pockets?
I'd say its a real uniform.
The stars are kind of the way a Generals coat looks without
This is George Barnes Shelbys speech he gave to the daughters
of the Confederacy
when they gave him his Southern Cross. The town of Shelby
Mississippi is named after him.
He was in CS Adams Calvary and died in Memphis in 1909. The
speech he gave is 14
pages front and back. Has 2 UCV ribbions, original picture,
and letter, with the
Southern Cross still inside of the box it came in.
Two UCV reunion ribbons
George Barnes Shelby original picture same one in the Civil
War data base
His original southern Cross still in box
Nice Mississippi UCV unlined with post War Miss. Eagle buttons,
has pants, this is a really old style similar to shell jacket
but its a Frock
coat 7 button in a really small size. Has I'd items with
I'd ladder badge to M. Moses, served in Tenn. 24th, Army
of Mississippi under Stewart, and also Army
of central Kentucky.
Served in the Mississippi Calvary Co 1
UCV Collar emblem
This is the first one of these I have seen.
Star stick pin on collar for Mississippi
These are very rare.
M. Garmon Southern Cross, I cleaned the name alittle too
Post War Mississippi buttons
1930's UCV Ribbon with medal on it.
from the 1930's
UCV Confederate Veteran flag came with UCV badges and uniform
Capt. Thomas P. Brown Southern Cross 3rd Alabama
27th Alabama UCV uniform
Early uniform with 27th kepi!
1870's original UCV 27th Alabama belt and buckle,
This buckle is really rare! Only a couple of these around!
Really came this way too.
not for sale
Inside liner missing head band
27th Alabama Kepi UCV with Alabama Map buttons
UCV canteen saids Jackson, Miss reunion 1891
Indian war canteen painted gray
These were found in the pocket of a uniform maybe him and
his wife a confederete bullet, eagle button, I
had the Gen. Forrest coin thought it looks good with group.
1899 UCV of South Carolina Sash
South Carolina Palmetto Trees
Small chain holding it togather
Captain Mark Cohen Charleston S.C.
Tag that was on SC Dr UCV Uniform
My Great grandfather rode with Morgans Raiders, I found this
very special to me.
These are the personal items of Col. Nathan B. Deathrage.
He enlisted in the Confederate Army at the age of 18.
He served in Company B, Eleventh Kentucky Cavalry, a part
of the command of Gen. John Hunt Morgan,
During one of the raids he was captured and held in Federal
prison for 19 months.
He was Vice president of the Morgans Men Association in Lexington
his death May 23rd 1932 at the age of 88. He was Commander
of the Kentucky UCV division from
1926 until 1931 and Inspector General of Kentucky UCV Division
This can be bought but must go as a set!
His picture in the late 20's he was over eighty in this picture
Comander of Kentucky ladder badge
Commander badge Montgomery 1931
Canteen UCV badge has small cork inside.
Atlanta UCV Pin 1919
Inspector General of Kentucky Badge 1924 Memphis, Tn.
Back Red ribbon is missing.
Inspector General of Kentucky
Lapel pin Kentucky Calvary All of Morgans men wore these.
Back has no name
His Southern Cross no name, the Calvary pin, the Southern
Cross, and the Commander badge were all
in the top pocket of his UCV General coat.
Newspaper clipping 1932 on his death
17 Morgans Raiders left signed and dated by him on the back
Dec 17th 1909.
Note all of them have a lapel pin like the one I have.
He is sitting in the center and looks like a much younger
man than the rest of them.
I have all of there names as well.
Back of picture maybe a gift? Compliments of N.B.Deathrage
Dec. 17th 1909.
Back of Picture
Nathan B. Deathrage
General UCV Frock Coat This is a Pettibone jacket made in
Has Authentic CS two peice belt and buckle and Generals Silk
Silk generals sash with out two peice officer CS buckle
Generals Sash made of Silk
This is his Commander of Kentucky presentation document.
It has a wax seal of the Confederacy dated 1889
Dated 3rd day of April 1926
Wax Seal of Confederacy
Signed by W.B. Freeman Commanding General New Orleans
Signed by Harry Rene Lee Adjutant General and Cheif of State
This is his actual dress officers belt, it has the red colored
CS on original belt, with gold Officers sash.
Authentic Civil War Frock Coat!
This Major is real , it has several South Carolina buttons
marked Horstman & Allien has no
lining. Made out of Jean cloth? Very small size.
Faded gray with pleats at waste, this is really cool. The
stars on the collar and the trim on the uniform are
authenic as well. I have had several dealers look at this
and i've been told this one is real.
Confedererate stars and trim and exactly like a real one.
No lining inside.
Has nine inch balloon sleeves and a balloon skirt!
Red sash is authentic Civil War nicest I own.
Makers mark on bottom of sash
Confedererate Stars (real stars)
Double breasted S.C. buttns. Marked Horstman & Allen
some have been resewn.
Civil War Snake buckle on uniform
added for looks did not come with it.
This badge came with it not sure it is his uniform or not?
Bone handle walking cane dated 1864 not sure when it was
made came with a UCV uniform and was
suspose to be from
a battle in Tennessee. This could be period or UCV. probably
tree branch cut down and made into a cane
from a battlefield.
Id'ed UCV vest with UCV pin still on vest On the back of
the vest has Lt Jones written inside
.I'd L.C. Jones Ark 31st Infantry Company H.
Major Pleasant Henderson Hanes of the the one and only Hanes
underwear. He was in the N.C. Calvary and
he is posing in this very uniform it came with his pants
and suspenders also. He has his Stetson Hat on
and actually signed the picture standing on his front porch.
The picture has his
signature standing on the porch in 1923. The vest is also
with it. Pretty cool huh. Also has an original
program of the 39th annual reunion United
Confederate Veterans Charolette N.C. The program is from
1929 has a Hanes ad inside, also shows a picture of the house
where the picture was taken.
His signed picture, standing on the porch of his home.
Vest for Hanes uniform
Back of vest
Inside of Hanes coat
UCV Program from this reunion (original) It saids on the
bottom the thining Ranks of Gray.
His home where the picture was taken
Hanes ad inside of program
Pleasant Hanes UCV coat The vest and pants are with the set
as well, and Stetson hat.
The sleeves are very nice coat is in great condition
Louisiana UCV with beautiful red sash and a real Louisiana
This is one of the most beautiful uniforms I have ever seen
It looks like
it could get up and walk away. This sash came with it.
With a real corp badge made of silver.
Back of uniform, total of 18 large buttons and 6 cuff buttons
with beautiful red piping sash is period turn of the century
This is an original butternut Georgia UCV it has brown stripes
on the collars and sleeves
it has Eagle buttons as well. The uniform came with a set
of pants with a brown stripe down the side.
UCV with large buttons(rare) has original frame buckle on
a 1900's leather belt.
He was suspose to have worn this buckle in the Civil War.
came with these items along with a banner from Christian
Real non dug frame buckle on a 19th century leather belt
Rare Virginia UCV Shell Jacket the lining was removed,
Look at the lettering on the collar, and the stripe on right
Brass UCV collar Look at green on letters
VA on collar these are studs bent on on inside of collar
Va Shell Jacket back
Identified Col Uniform rode with Mosby. Has Virginia buttons
name inside jacket pocket
and taylor who made it. This jacket was designed for the
50th Gettysburg reunion in 1913.
Right hand man of Mosby! Has some light mothing.
Not for sale
REST ARE SOLD