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Object Name Medal, Commemorative
Catalog Number 0985.06.00007
Description The medal is a United Daughters of the Confederacy bronze Cross of Honor consisting of two parts, a rectangular bar pin and a pattee cross. "Henry A. Roby" is engraved in script on the bar pin.
Dimensions W-1.25 L-2 inches
Owned Henry A. Roby
Owner Regiment "Major Harry Gilmor's Independent Battalion of Cavalry" ; "Baltimore Light Artillery"
Made Charles W. Crankshaw
Provenance The United Daughters of the Confederacy awarded this Cross of Honor to Henry A. Roby. He enlisted in Major Harry Gilmor's Independent Battalion of Cavalry. He later served with the Baltimore Light Artillery under General Bradley T. Johnson.
People Roby, Henry A.