Object Record

Object Name Medal
Catalog Number 1987.075.002.a,b
Description 1934 United Confederate Veterans medal, 1934 Reunion Medal Chattanooga, for the 71st anniversary of the battle. Top part of badge shows Lookout Mountain and says: "Lookout Mt./Chattanooga." Round bottom part of badge says: "U.C.V. Reunion, 1934," and has painted red and blue Confederate battle flag. This reunion held in 1934 housed the veterans on cots in a vacant downtown store on the west side of Market Street, somewhere between 8th Street and 10th Street. The veterans were all over 80 years old and by then they were all either colonels or generals.

Date 1934
Dimensions H-2.5 W-1.88 inches
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Personal Symbol
Accession number 1987.075