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Medal

Object Number: 
1940.929
Date: 
ca. 1899
Medium: 
metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 1 3/4 x in. ( 6.4 x 4.4 x 0 cm )
Description: 
Military-style medal with top pin-back bar and hanging medallion. Bar engraved with "38TH/ANNUAL REUNION". Medallion below shaped like a circle surrounded by a laurel wreath with two crossed swords above with a horse-head at the center. Medallion reads "OF THE/10TH NEW YORK/VET. CAVALRY/AT/CORTLAND, N.Y./AUG, 29 TO 31/1899". Small images of eage heads at either side of circle, and an American crest below.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group