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Badge w/envelope

Object Number: 
1946.381
Date: 
1866
Medium: 
Metal, textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 5/8 x 1 7/8 in. ( 9.2 x 4.8 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 silk ribbon American flag.
Gallery Label: 
This badge belonged to Loren Wellington Tuller (1839-1914), who served as Lieutenant, Captain, and Brevet Major, 60th Regt, New York State Vounteers, 1862-1865. He was later a member of the G.A.R. and of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Margaret Walworth Tuller
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group