Grand Army of the Republic Medal and Ribbon Device

Grand Army of the Republic Medal and Ribbon Device

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Physical Description
Metal button.
Specific History
Badge from the Pennsylvania GAR (Grand Army of the Republic) veterans group’s semiannual encampment on the 25th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.
General History
Grand Army of the Republic encampments were popular events organized by various posts of former Union soldiers. These events were held on a regular basis and various ribbons and emblems were distributed.
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Object Name
associated date
associated institution
Grand Army of the Republic
associated place
United States: Pennsylvania
Physical Description
cloth (suspension ribbon material)
metal (pendant material)
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Battle of Gettysburg, 1863
Civil War
Civil War and Reconstruction
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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