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[GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC]. A collection of Ohio GAR badges, 1867-1914.

A group of 26 GAR representative and delegate ribbons and medals from the Department of Ohio. Includes badges from 1886 (20th Encampment) through 1914 (49th). Most 2 x 4 in. with variation, badges typically metal unless noted otherwise. Condition general good. 

Notable examples include: 

Delegate to 20th Annual State Encampment, Dept. of Ohio, G.A.R. April 28, 29 and 30, 1886, Cleveland, Ohio. N.p., [1886]. Printed blue ribbon. 

25th Annual Encampment, GAR, Department of Ohio, 1891, Steubenville. N.p., [1901]. Metal badge, red ribbon, ceramic flask with cork stopper with printed portrait of Edwin M. Stanton, Lincoln's Secretary of War, by Filson and Helms. 

49th Annual Encampment G.A.R. Department of Ohio June 22-25, 1914. Newark, NJ: Whitehead & Hoag Co., [1914]. 3-tier badge with printed tricolor ribbon, 3rd tear in the shape of a ceramic urn commemorating East Liverpool, Ohio, the encampment's location that year. 

Complete list includes: 

22nd Annual Encampment Department of Ohio G.A.R. 1888, Toledo. N.p., [1888]. Badge, dark red ribbon, and medal with portrait of General J.B. McPherson. 

23rd Annual Encampment G.A.R. Dept. of Ohio, April 24, 25, 26, 1889, Dayton Ohio. N.p., [1889]. Badge, dark red printed ribbon, and medal with portrait of Daniel G.000 Putnam. 

Ohio, 1890, 24th Annual Encampment April 29-30-May 1st. N.p., [1890]. Badge, dark red printed ribbon, and medal with portrait of General S.H. Hurst. 

27th Annual Encampment, Dept. of Ohio, G.A.R., Hamilton, Ohio, May 16th to 18th, 1893. N.p., [1893]. Badge, red printed ribbon, medal with image of Old Fort Hamilton. 

The Twenty-Ninth Annual Encampment, Department of Ohio, Grand Army of the Republic. Sandusky, June 12, 13, and 14th. N.p., [1895]. Badge, American flag ribbon, and medal with naval battle vignette.

30th Annual Encampment, Department of Ohio, May 13, 14, & 15, 1896. Columbus: D. L. Auld, [1896]. Two-tier badge with dark magenta ribbon. 

31st Annual Encampment Dept. of Ohio G.A.R. Delegate Badge. N.p., [1897]. Badge, red ribbon, medal with portrait of Edward Tiffin, first governor of Ohio. 

Delegate, 32nd National Encampment, Cincinnati, Queen City of the West, 1898. New York: G.G. Braxmar, [1898]. 2-tier enameled badge, yellow ribbon, enameled medal. 

32nd Annual Encampment, Dept. of Ohio G.A.R. Mt. Vernon, O. June 14-16, 1898. N.p., [1898]. Badge, red ribbon, medal with portrait of Col. Lorin Andrews. 

33rd Annual Encampment G.A.R. Youngstown, O. June 20-22, 1899. N.p., [1899]. Badge, red ribbon, medal with portrait of David Tod. 

Delegate, 35th National GAR Encampment, Sept. 9-14, 1901, Cleveland. Milwaukee: Schwaab Stamp & Seal Co., [1901]. 2-tier enameled badge, yellow ribbon, enameled medal (tear to ribbon). 

35th Annual Encampment Department of Ohio G.A.R. Bellefontaine, May 7-8-9-, 1901. N.p., [1901]. Badge, red ribbon, medal with portrait of E.R. Monfort. 

E.R. Monfort Department Staff, Bellefontaine, 1901. N.p., [1901]. Badge, red ribbon, medal with insignia

Lancaster Ohio, Birth Place of Gen. W.T. Sherman, 36th Dept. Encampment G.A.R. May 5-8, 1902. N.p., [1902]. Badge, tricolor ribbon, medal with portrait of General Sherman (ribbon soiled). 

37th Annual Encampment Dept. of Ohio G.A.R. Marietta, 1903. N.p., [1903]. Badge, gilt maroon ribbon, badge, with vignette of American Indians and white settlers. 

40th Annual Encampment, Dep't. of Ohio, G.A.R. Dayton, June 1906. Cincinnati, OH: The Pettibone Bros. Mfg. Co., [1906]. 2-tier gold-tone badge. 

41st Annual Encampt. Department Ohio G.A.R. Milwaukee: Schwaab S & S Co., [1907]. 3-tier badge, lower tier in the shape of the McKinley monument. 

42nd Annual Encampment G.A.R. Dept. of Ohio, Lima, 1908. Newark, NJ: Whitehead & Hoag Co., [1908]. Badge, red ribbon, and medal with unknown portrait. 

42nd National Encampment, Toldeo, Ohio 1908. Rochester, NY: Bastian Bros. Co., [1908]. 4-tier badge with yellow ribbon, 2nd tier enameled. 

44th Annual Encampment G.A.R. Xenia Ohio, June 14, 15, 16, 1910. Philadelphia: J.K. Davison, [1910]. Badge, printed tricolor ribbon, medal with portrait of John W. Lowe. 

45th Annual Encampment G.A.R. Lorain Ohio, June 19-26-1911. N.p, [1911]. Badge, American flag ribbon, medal with portrait of Admiral Farragut. 

Forty Sixth Encampment Dept. of Ohio Springfield June 1912. Newark, NJ: Whitehead & Hoag, [1912]. 2-tier copper alloy badge with printed red ribbon (oxidation). 

47th Annual Encampment Washington, C.H. Ohio June 16-20, 1913. Mansfield, MA: C.D. Lyons Co., [1913]. 2-tier gold-tone badge, top tier enameled. 

 

Provenance:The Civil War Collection of Dennis C. Schurr

Estimate: $600 - $800
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,000
04/09/2021

 

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