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Badge

Badge
Title
Badge
Date 
1886
Medium 
Metal, textile
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 5/8 x 1 5/8 in. ( 6.7 x 4.1 cm )
Description 
Metal badge suspended from bar with pin-back; upper bar inscribed "F.C.L."; five point star encirlced by laurel wreath; depicts a woman, children and soldier with two American flags at center; American flag ribbon connects bar and medal. Grand Army of the Republic 1861-1866, Veteran
Object Number 
INV.3617
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group