Button and ribbon of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion

Description
Button and ribbon of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion, a fraternal organization for veterans who served as officers in the Union Army during the American Civil War, presented to William Tecumseh Sherman after he retired from the US Army. The cloth neck ribbon and rosette are made of red and blue ribbon.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
badge
neck ribbon
date made
ca 1888
wearer
Sherman, William Tecumseh
Physical Description
cloth (pendant material)
cloth (ribbon material)
Measurements
overall, bag: 5 in x 4 1/2 in x 1/4 in; 12.7 cm x 11.43 cm x .635 cm
ID Number
AF*15952
catalog number
15952
accession number
59388
subject
Civil War memorialization
Veterans
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
William Tecumseh Sherman
Military
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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