The 1913 Gettysburg Veteran 50th Anniversary Reunion was the most famous of the North and South battle reunions. An original Photograph of a group at Little Round Top gathered in front of the statue of General GK Warren. The group includes at least 5 men who appear to be veterans, one wearing his UCV gray uniform and hat is identified along with his young companions.The reverse of the photo has a typed inscription Photo taken at Gettysburg, Pa. July 5th, 1913 during the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Battle , naming the 3 idd persons as 1 EH Pitcher, Madelin, NY who is wearing a medal. Perhaps the Gettysburg Veteran Attendant medal 2 Cop. WD Montgomery of West Point, Miss. CSA (Corporal William D Montgomery 48th Mississippi), and 3 Miss Margaret A Martin of 817 Noland St, Independence, Missouri.
The photo comes with service info for Cprporal Montgomery who enlisted in 1862 in Company L " The Oktibbeha County Reserves" and took part with his comrades in Picketts Charge, July 3, 1863, the unit suffering heavy losses. He appears to be wearing the 50th Gettysburg Anniversary Veteran reunion medal, and the young man who is identified may be wearing the Reunion Attendant medal. Two of the other veterans are wearing GAR Uniforms, one with a medal, and two other older men each wear a medal as does another younger man, also possibly an Attendant.The photo is approx 11 x 7" and is ink inscribed "To Mr Scott from E. Edge wear, age spots, Overall a sharp image in VG Condition. General Orders and other imprints. All items are unconditionally guaranteed to be authentic and in the condition as described. NOTE: Any repair to a paper item is listed. I use only museum curator approved archival repair tape. PLEASE READ DETAILS OF THE ITEM DESCRIPTION. I TRY TO DESCRIBE ALL ITEMS ACCURATELY.
The item "GETTYSBURG CIVIL WAR MISSISSIPPI CONFEDERATE VETERAN REUNION PHOTO 1913" is in sale since Sunday, April 28, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Civil War Veterans' Items".
The seller is "99counties" and is located in Winterville, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, Mexico.