Badge

Object Number: 
INV.4385d
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 1 5/8 in. ( 6.4 x 4.2 cm )
Description: 
Badge suspended by metal bar "1/YEAR/MARKSMAN"; eagle atop a bull's eye, wreath around shield.
Gallery Label: 

Badge belonged to George R. Dyer, who was active in the NY national guard for nearly 40 years and retired as a Major-General in 1933.

Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. George R. Dyer, through his son, Elisha Dyer, October 28, 1956
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group