THREE MEDALS OF HONOR - Battle of New Market Heights, September 29, 1864 This image depicts what is arguably the most important day in African American military history. $225.00 www.blog.delawarerivergallery.com
Confederate Regulation ‘Yellow’ Lieutenants Kepi of George J. Pratt, Company H, 18th Virginia Cavalry. The only known surviving example of a Cavalry Officer's Kepi made of yellow wool per 1862 regulations. Bands of gold bullion quatrefoil for rank of First Lieutenant. Served under General John Imboden from Gettysburg in 1863 to serving with the VMI Cadets in the battle of New Market, and through the Shenandoah Valley campaigns.
Moses Jacob Ezekiel a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute, was the first Jewish cadet to attend VMI, and was a highly decorated Confederate veteran of the American Civil War. He and other cadets from VMI marched 80 miles north from Lexington and fought at the 1864 Battle of New Market, where Ezekiel was wounded. Sculptor of the Confederate Memorial at Arlington.