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Medal

Object Number: 
1941.547
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 2 x in. ( 2.5 x 5.1 x 0 cm )
Description: 
Gold-colored pin-back bar with hanging decorative coin below. Top bar embossed with "SOUVENIR", and coin embossed with central image of a stacked eagle, cannon, American flag and military medal, surrounded by the letters "G A R". Around the edge of the coin reads "34TH NAT'L ENCAMPMENT/1900/CHICAGO". Back of medal has image of a man on a horse with the words "LOGAN MONUMENT" below.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group