Grand Army Of The Republic Medal

Date:
c. 1866

This medal belonged to William T. Rigby. It carries the inscription, "Grand Army of the Republic, 1861, Veteran, 1866"

Description (physical):

Metal, cloth. L 20.0, W 3.3 cm

Location:
3201 Clay Street Vicksburg,Mississippi 39183
Identifier:
2010.0001.0003
Institution:
Vicksburg National Military Park

Badge

Date:
1894

Grand Army of the Republic ribbon and badge. Brass clasp at top -1 1/2" W in center, 3"L. "Grand Army of the Republic" with emblem of a spread eagle atop an American flag with a star below. Inside star is a sketched image of figures, men, women, and children. "Grand Army of the Republic IBEI Veteran 1866" written around circle -black sunburst surrounds seal. Attached to clasp is a red, white, & blue ribbon -1 5/8" W x 1"L. Attached to the ribbon is a painted metal medallion - 1 3/4" Circum. Read more »

Description (physical):

Cloth. Brass, Metal.

Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd. Petersburg, Virginia 23803
Identifier:
1997.043.024
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier