Badge

Badge
Title
Badge
Date 
1866
Medium 
Metal, textile
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 1/8 x 1 1/8 in. ( 10.5 x 2.9 cm )
Description 
Metal badge suspended from bar with pin-back; upper bar in the shape of an eagle holding two crossed cannons and cannon balls; 5 point star depicts image of a woman, soldier, children and two American flags; inscribed "GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC/1861 VETERAN 1866"; reverse depicts various symbols and an American shield at center; bar and medal connected by a red, white and blue silk ribbon; inscribed "AMERICA FOR/ALBANY/NY"
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. H.L. Vasbinder
Object Number 
INV.4170
Gallery Label 
This badge is the G.A.R. badge of Amos C. Pennie, member of Co. B. 7th NY Volunteer Artillery.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group