Captain James Anderson commanded Company D, 35th Virginia Cavalry Battalion, aka White's Comanches played a huge roll in cavalry actions throughout the War, especially noted for their part at Brandy Station and Gettysburg where they were the first Confederate unit to enter that town. Captain Anderson was captured 3 times incl Beverly Ford & at Farmville, and a POW at 6 Union Prisons. An Original 1905 Certificate of Application for the Confederate Cross of Honor for Captain Anderson, listing his service as Captain, D Company w the 35th Virginia Cavalry Battalion, 1862- 1865, a resident of Rockville, Maryland, and discharged April 9, 1865 by the surrender of General Robert E Lee. The 1p 8 x 11 certificate on green paper is signed by Captain Anderson, and also by 2 comrades- Cooke Luckett and ES Tshiffel, Approved by Order of Spencer Jones, Commander Camp 577, United Confederate Veterans, and signed by Adjutant Edmund L Amiss. Comrades Luckett and Amiss both served with the 6th Virginia Cavalry.
Minor age stains, edge wear, Overall Exc. NOTE: Any repair to a paper item is listed. I use only museum curator approved archival repair tape. All items are unconditionally guaranteed to be authentic and in the condition as described.