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New Jersey Civil War Veteran Medal

Object Number: 
1946.230
Medium: 
metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 1 1/2 x in. ( 5.7 x 3.8 x 0 cm )
Inscriptions: 
On back of pin bar: "919/THE MAVES BROS. CO./Co K 14 N. J. Vol"
Description: 
Metal pin-back bar with center New Jersey seal and "1861 1865" on either side. Below, hanging circular medallion picturing a soldier in front of a cannon and American flag, surrounded by the words "READY TO DIE FOR THE HONOR OF OUR COUNTRY." On back of medallion, "PRESENTED BY THE STATE OF/NEW JERSEY/TO/HORATIO HOLDEN/VETERAN/OF THE UNION FORCES/IN THE/CIVIL WAR/1861-1865"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group