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Medal

Object Number: 
INV.4113
Date: 
ca. 1907
Medium: 
metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 2 x in. ( 7.6 x 5.1 x 0 cm )
Inscriptions: 
On back: "NEWARK, N.J." (other words covered by affixed pin)
Description: 
Gold-colored metal pin-back bar with image of two men in a battlefield, flanked by the text "DEPT. OF N.Y./G. A. R.". Scroll with word "DELEGATE" above, and small text "GEN. HERKIMER, AT ORISKANY/AUG. 1777" below. Attached to a hanging medallion with images of two red, white and blue American flags around a crest containing a portrait of a man surrounded by the text "DEPARTMENT COMMANDER/JOHN S. MAXWELL". On reverse, "41ST ANNUAL ENCAMPMENT/G.A.R./UTICA, N.Y. JUNE 19-20, 1907." with central image of GAR logo.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group