Unveiling of the Memorial to B. F. Stephenson Ribbon
Overall: 6 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. ( 17.1 x 4.4 cm )
Red silk ribbon printed in gold with "JULY 3, 1909/ UNVEILING/ OF THE/ MEMORIAL/ TO/ B.F. STEPHENSON/ DEPARTMENT/ POTOMAC/ G.A.R."; bust portrait of Stephenson printed at top.
B. F. Stephenson founded the G.A.R., the Grand Army of the Republic in 1866. Stephenson wrote a later discovered letter-book of the G.A.R., in which he gave new insight into the early history of the great union veteran organization.
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