The front cover of the
program from the first convention and reunion of the United Confederate
Veterans, held in Chattanooga, Tennessee in July, 1890.
The United Confederate Veterans, or UCV, was a veteran's
organization for former Confederate Soldiers in the Civil War,
The portrait on the front is John Brown Gordon. A civilian turned
soldier, he became a trusted corps commander under Gen. Robert E. Lee in
the final days of the Confederacy. He went on to a distinguished career
in politics, serving as governor and senator and was active in veterans'