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Pin says june  11-17 1961 mobile 250th anniversary celebration Mobile cavalier given to me by my father

Pin says june 1961 mobile anniversary celebration Mobile cavalier given to me by my father

Confederate Cap Worn by a North Carolinian Killed in Action. This exceedingly rare chasseur pattern cap belonged to Private J. Austin Craven, a 29-year-old farmer who served in Company G, 46th North Carolina Volunteer Infantry. The Randolph County native enlisted in April, 1862 and was killed during the Battle of Cold Harbor in June, 1864.

Military & Patriotic:Civil War, Exceptional, Classic Confederate Cap Worn by a North CarolinianKilled in Action.

The Tennessee was built in Selma, Alabama according to the standardized design drawn up by John L. Dixon and propagated by Confederate Navy Secretary Stephen Mallory. These ships were designed for a defensive rôle, holding Southern ports and rivers against Union assault. At 1,271 tons, she was the largest Confederate ironclad completed and was to prove one of the most successful of all Confederate ironclads. She single-handedly held off an overwhelming Union fleet at Mobile Bay in August…

The Tennessee was built in Selma, Alabama according to the standardized design drawn up by John L. Dixon and propagated by Confederate Navy Secretary Stephen Mallory. These ships were designed for a defensive rôle, holding Southern ports and rivers against Union assault. At 1,271 tons, she was the largest Confederate ironclad completed and was to prove one of the most successful of all Confederate ironclads. She single-handedly held off an overwhelming Union fleet at Mobile Bay in August…

Ancestors In a Little Blue and a Lot of Gray: December 2012

Flag of Virginia Infantry Regt. This silk Confederate battle flag was made in 1861 by General A. The flag was later presented, in Mrs. Hill's name, to the unit.

Confederate First Sergeant... Union cavalry surrounded a lone Confederate soldier who had no horse and whose clothes were dirty and tattered. A Union officer said to him that it was obvious that he had no wealth and not the means to own slaves. The officer asked: “Why are you fighting this war?” The Confederate answered: “Because you are here.”

Confederate First Sergeant… Union cavalry surrounded a lone Confederate soldier who had no horse and whose clothes were dirty and tattered. A Union officer said to him that it was obvious that he had.

CSA and Lowery

Here is part II of my Shiloh battle honor post, illustrating just a few Confederate battle flags with Shiloh honors.

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