Button and ribbon of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion

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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
neck ribbon
date made
ca 1888
Sherman, William Tecumseh
Physical Description
cloth (pendant material)
cloth (ribbon material)
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
catalog number
accession number
Civil War memorialization
William Tecumseh Sherman
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
William Tecumseh Sherman
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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