Lot of 41.
Includes 36 assorted ribbons, buttons, and medals, primarily relating to GAR encampments in Midwestern cities, ranging in size from 0.625 in. diameter to 2.5 x 9 in. Collection notably features two delegate badges, one marking the 40th encampment, Dayton, OH, June 1906, and the second from the 37th encampment, Marietta, OH, 1903. Also with a three-part "Daughters of Union Veterans of Civil War 1861-1865" badge, as well as a small Gettysburg canteen encampment souvenir.
Also with four Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War booklets: Constitution and By-Laws of Davis Camp, No. I, Sons of Veterans, of Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, PA: J.R. Weldin & Co., 1882; Constitution of the Division Encampment, Sons of Veterans, of Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, PA: J.F. Davis, 1882; By-Laws of the Division Encampment, Sons of Veterans of Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, PA: John F. Davis, 1882; and Constitutions, Rules, and Regulations for the Government of the Sons of Veterans, Pittsburgh, PA: John F. Davis, 1882. Each approx. 3.125 x 5 in. and with "Co. G.B. Abbott / Chicago, IL / with the compliments of [illegible] Davis / Pittsburgh, PA Nov. 12th 1886" written in ink on verso.
Lot completed by GAR kepi, with wool body and brass stamped GAR insignia/wreath on front. Bound visor with GAR side buttons. Interior with brown cotton draw string liner and additional brown fabric along edge of visor. Visor partially detached at left side, with leather separation at brim.
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