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Badge

Badge
Title
Badge
Date 
1899
Medium 
Metal, textile
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. ( 8.3 x 3.8 cm )
Description 
Metal badge suspended from bar with pin back; upper bar inscribed "SOUVENIR"; cross shaped medal with soldier in front of camp at center; reverse inscriped "SCHWAAB S. & S. CO./MILWAUKEE/OUR FATHER/ WHO ART IN HEAVEN/HALLOWED BY THY NAME/THY KINDGOM COME/THY WILL BE DONE ON EARTH/AS IT IS IN HEAVEN/GIVE US THIS DAY OUR DAILY BREAD/AND FORGIVE US OUR TRESPASSES/AS WE FORGIVE THOSE WHO/TRESPASSED AGAINST US/AND LEAD US NOT INTO/TEMPTATION/BUT DELIVER US/FROM EVIL/AMEN"; red, white and blue ribbon connects medal to bar, inscription on ribbon "WELCOME HOME/ADMIRAL DEWEY/SEPT.28-29-30TH/1899"
Object Number 
Z.2599
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group