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Object Name Cockade
Catalog Number 0985.10.00230
Description The secession badge consists of a woven palmetto in the shape of a tree with braided strand wound around the trunk of the tree, applied to a blue silk backing.
Dimensions W-3.5 L-3 inches
Owned owner/user unknown
Owner Regiment 1st (Gregg's) South Carolina Infantry, Co. E
Event Battle of Gaines' Mill / First Cold Harbor
Provenance Unknown history. Given in memory of 3rd Sergeant William W. Gregg, Jr., who died during the Battle of Gaines Mill, on June 27, 1862. Gregg was the Colorbearer.
People Gregg, William W., Jr.
Search Terms color bearers
Subjects memorials