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    Cool A Southern Cross of Honor !!!!!!

    hello all i went. To mu Great grandmother's house it was built in 1910. When I got there the i started to find some wheats (not pictured) and a silver plated spoon (also not pictured) then i got this weird signal i thought it was going to be a pull tab when i dug it. A first i thought it was a watch fob when i wiped some the dirt off.I saw the Confederate flag and the word Confederacy my started to pound when i got back i cleaned it off some more on the back it said: The Southern Cross of Honor. DEO VINDICE. Which meant: With God As Our Vindicator. 1861-1865. It was given to the veterans of the Confederacy. On the front it says: United Daughters Confederacy To The U.C.V. They were given out i think from 1880's-1900's. I'm really happy finding this thanks for looking Happy Hunting Click image for larger version. 

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    Quote Originally Posted by gold boy View Post
    hello all i went. To mu Great grandmother's house it was built in 1910. When I got there the i started to find some wheats (not pictured) and a silver plated spoon (also not pictured) then i got this weird signal i thought it was going to be a pull tab when i dug it. A first i thought it was a watch fob when i wiped some the dirt off.I saw the Confederate flag and the word Confederacy my started to pound when i got back i cleaned it off some more on the back it said: The Southern Cross of Honor. DEO VINDICE. Which meant: With God As Our Vindicator. 1861-1865. It was given to the veterans of the Confederacy. On the front it says: United Daughters Confederacy To The U.C.V. They were given out i think from 1880's-1900's. I'm really happy finding this thanks for looking Happy Hunting Click image for larger version. 

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    Okay, that's just flat out amazing. I've never seen one of these posted before in the year or so I've been a member of this site. I'm voting banner on this one!

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    Wow goldboy thats incredible !! Congrats !! In my opinion its banner worthy !! I could be wrong about that but ive never seen one posted and I love the details. Im sticking with my banner vote.

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    Very nice Southern relic. Congrats on the nice find.

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    Congratualtions on the great piece of history...I believe this may be a Banner find, so I'm voting as such.

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    Just simply incredible Iím speechless. Banner all day

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    Nice Cross! Banner!
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    While I enjoy reading about all the treasures, my main interest is digging up the history of my farm
    God and Great Grandma were smiling down on you, gold boy! I am so glad you were Blessed to find such an amazing historical piece! Congratulations!! Going to put my vote in, also!

    P. S. That was well worth the wait for the pics!


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    goldboy,

    Banner vote getting submitted this one deserves to be up top.

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    Nice Piece!!! Congrats!!!

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    Already voted banner. Nice find.

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    Was this possibly given to one of your ancestors? Very wonderful!
    You may forget but let me tell you this: someone in some future time will think of us-Sappho

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    Banner!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hillbilly Prince View Post
    Was this possibly given to one of your ancestors? Very wonderful!
    it may have been

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    Absolutely an amazing find. No doubt a banner find.Congrats
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