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Medal

Object Number: 
1940.925
Date: 
ca. 1895
Medium: 
metal, textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 2 x 5 in. ( 2.5 x 5.1 x 12.7 cm )
Description: 
Decorative silver-colored metal pin-back bar attached to a piece of red, white and blue ribbon embossed with silver text "28th Annual/ENCAMPMENT/Department of/New Jersey,/Feb. 7-8, 1895,/Trenton, N. J.". Cream-colored round medallion attached to bottom of ribbon, printed with GAR image surrounded by the text "GRAND ARMY/OF THE REPUBLIC." On back of medallion, image of a military campground below "BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG JULY 3-1863."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group