Jefferson Davis: Richmond momument dedication ribbon
Jefferson Davis: Richmond momument dedication ribbon

Jefferson Davis: Richmond momument dedication ribbon

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Ribbon issued for the Sixth Annual Reunion, United Confederate Veterans, commemorating the "laying cornerstone of monument to President Jefferson Davis," at Richmond, Virginia, June 30-July 2, 1896.
Catalog No: 20092
Availability: In Stock.
SIZE: 7 in.
GRADE: Choice/XF

Ribbon issued for the Sixth Annual Reunion of United Confederate Veterans, commemorating the "laying cornerstone of monument to President Jefferson Davis," at Richmond, Virginia, June 30 to July 2, 1896. Printed silk. Features portrait of Davis within wreath, framed by Confederate flags. Trace soil and even age toning, with some fraying at the top and bottom edges.

The monument was funded by the United Daughters of the Confederacy and the Jefferson Davis Monument Association, and was completed in 1907. In 2020, the statue of Davis on the monument was toppled by Black Lives Matter protestors. Rare ribbon retaining vibrant color.

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