San Jancinto Museum of History

PERSONAL ARTIFACTS
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  • BADGE

  • CATEGORY: PERSONAL ARTIFACTS
  • MEASUREMENTS: 9/16" Radius (each star)
  • DATE MADE: c. 1860

Description

Two Confederate uniform badges (a,b). Major's rank. Gilded metal. Five points. Loop posts on back side for attachment. (Loop post on (a) is broken off). Minor surface dents on both stars.


Provenance

Stars adorned the Confederate uniforms of Major Guy M. Bryan during the Civil War. Bryan was a nephew of Stephen F. Austin and brother of Moses Austin Bryan.

  • CREDIT LINE: Perry, Hally Bryan


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