Medal Fla. man found as child has local ties

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Posted: July 30, 2013

The Winchester Star

This bronze medal was made for a group of men, mostly from Clarke County, who served in Company D, 6th Virginia Cavalry, Army of Northern Virginia.
This photograph was taken at a reunion of Company D. According to the minute book, the first reunion of the group was held on Aug. 30, 1884, at the home of member Robert Owen Allen, a hero of the big cavalry battle at Brandy Station.

BERRYVILLE — Rick Wobbe is not just a collector, he’s a keeper.

At age 12, the Naples, Fla., resident — now 58 — found a medallion at a yard sale near his then home in Edgewater, Md.

The medallion,…



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