Campaign ribbon

Object Number: 
INV.6707
Date: 
ca. 1865
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 1 11/16 in. ( 19 x 4.3 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: reverse of ribbon, lower edge, woven in black: "COVENTRY/T.STEVENS"
Description: 
Polychrome jaquard woven silk ribbon with portrait of General U.S. Grant at center; inscription "RICHMOND/1865/Vicksburg/Fort Donelson/GENERAL U.S. GRANT./"I will fight it out/on this line"; image of eagle withing circular medallion surrounded by American flags and Union army standards below; lower edge folded to form triangle with purple silk thread tassel attached below.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group