Overall: 2 7/8 x 3 1/2 x 1/2 in. ( 7.3 x 8.9 x 1.3 cm )
in relief: on obverse: "PRO PATRIA ET GLORIA" cut-out: at center: "7"
Insignia plate, probably from hat front, made of pressed sheet metal with gilded surface; branches of laurel frame circular medallion with relief inscription, "PRO PATRIA ET GLORIA," in surrounding border and cut-out "7" with red textile backing at center.
This insignia represents the 7th Regiment, National Guard New York.
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