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Badges w/ribbons

Object Number: 
INV.4776B
Date: 
1902
Medium: 
Bronze, silk, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 in. × 1 3/4 in. (12.7 × 4.4 cm)
Marks: 
On reverse of sword, anchor, and saber vignette: "14027"
Description: 
Bronze badge of an American eagle with shield of stars and stripes, encircled in wreath of leaves with iron pin on back; silk ribbon of an American flag connects eagle to vignette featuring a rifle, saber, anchor, and chain connected to a cross-shaped medallion; "UNITED" inscribed across the anchor; "CUBA", PORTORICO", "U.S.A."; "PHILIPPINE ISLANDS" inscribed on the obverse of each of the four arms of the cross; seal in the center of the medal features two standing soldiers and one seated figure, "SPANISH WAR VETERANS1898-1902" encircles the seal; "N", "S", "E", "W", inscribed on each of the four arms of the cross on the reverse, central seal features "UNTED" on a background of stars and stripes, encirlced by various symbols.
Gallery Label: 

Harry Neiman was a Private in the 22 New York Infantry during the Spanish American War.

Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Mamie R. Neiman, March 1971
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group