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[GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC]. A large group of Ohio GAR medals, 1915-1939.

A group of 28 GAR representative and delegate medals from the Department of Ohio, including some duplicates (as noted). Includes badges from 49th through 51st, 53rd through 69th, and 72nd through 73rd encampments, representing a near-complete run from 1915 through 1939. Each manufactured by M.C. Lilley & Co. (1919-1921)/The Lilley Co. (1925-1931)/The Lilley-Ames Co. (1933-1939) unless noted otherwise. Most 2 x 4 in. with variation, badges typically metal unless noted otherwise. Condition general good. 

Notable badges include:

51st Annual Encampment Dept of Ohio G.A.R., Akron, O., June 11-15, 1917. N.p., [1917]. Badge, printed tricolor ribbon, and white rubber tire-shaped frame with image of Akron (soiling to tire). 

Delegate GAR Mt. Vernon, 1925. 4-tier badge, 3rd tier with two-tone metal buckeye leaf and nut from the 59th Encampment. 

The complete list includes: 

Representative 49th Encampment Dept. Ohio, Mansfield, Ohio. N.p., [1915]. Badge, tricolor ribbon, and medal with portrait of William McLaughlin. 

1916 Marion, Ohio, Representative. Newark, NJ: The Whitehead & Hoag Co., [1916] 3-tier badge, 2nd tier plastic printed "Civic Parade."

Representative G.A.R. 53rd Annual Encanmpent, Lima, Ohio, June 16-20, 1919. Chicago: S. D. Childs & Co., [1919]. 2-tier badge and star-shaped medal.

53rd national Encampment G.A.R. Sept. 7-13, 1919, Columbus, Ohio. 4-tier badge with a yellow ribbon, 2nd tier enameled.

54th Ann'l Encampment, Department of Ohio, Twin Cities, 1920. 3-tier badge, 2nd tier with typed "Representative" badge, lower tier medal vignette with 2 soldiers by a tree. 

55th Annual Encampment Delegate, Department of Ohio, Greenville, 1921.  Badge, tricolor ribbon, and arrowhead-shaped medal with the Treaty of Greenville vignette. 

GAR Dep't of Ohio 56th Annual Encampment Representative. N.p., [1922]. Badge, tricolor ribbon, and medal with vignette of soldiers with a covered wagon. 

57th Annual Encampment, Representative, Department of Ohio, Columbus, June 24-27, 1923Badge, tricolor ribbon, medal.

Two 58th Ann'l Enc'p't. Warren, 1924. N.p., [1924]. Representative badge with medal and ribbon, medal with image of General Simon Perkins.  

Two 60th Encampment, Dept. of Ohio, Portsmouth, June 13-17, 1926. Newark, NJ: The Whitehead & Hoag Co., [1926]. Badge, ribbon, and medal with portrait of John Barnes, Co. G 1st Ohio. ( one example with medal separated from frayed ribbon). 

Two 61st Annual Encampment G.A.R. of Ohio, Canton June 12-16, 1927. Rochester, NY: Bastian Bros. Co., [1927]. Badge, printed tricolor ribbon, and medal with the McKinley Monument. 

62nd Annual Encampment, Dept. of Ohio, G.A.R., Lancaster, Ohio, June 17-22, 1928. N.p., [1928]. Badge, tricolor ribbon, and medal with portrait of Sherman. 

Two 63rd Annual Encampment Dept. of Ohio, G.A.R., Findlay, Ohio, June 16-20, 1929. Badge, ribbon, and medal with portrait of James A. Bope, Conel 99th O.V.I. (ribbons frayed). 

64th Annual Encampment Dept. Ohio G.A.R. Lorain, June, 1930. Newark, NJ: Whitehead & Hoag, [1930]. Badge, printed tricolor ribbon, and medal with harbor vignette. 

65th Annual Encampment Dept of Ohio, G.A.R., Columbus, Ohio, June 14-19, 1931. Badge, tricolor ribbon, and medal with portrait of J. B. McPherson. 

Delegate, Annual Encampment Department of Ohio G.A.R., June 12-15, 1932, Lima, Ohio. Badge, printed tricolor ribbon, and gilt In Memorium medal with lithographic portrait of Samuel M. Fletcher.

67th Ann'l Encampment Dept. of Ohio, Newark, 1933.  Badge, tricolor ribbon, and Ohio-shaped medal with portrait of General John Clem. 

68th Annual Encampment Dept of Ohio G.A.R., Columbus, Ohio June 17-21, 1934. Badge, printed ribbon, and pinback with portrait of Capt. Henry m. Neil. 

Two 69th Annual Encampment, Dept. of Ohio G.A.R., Columbus, Ohio June 16-20, 1935.  Badge, printed ribbon, and pinback with portrait of Major William McKinley.

72nd Annual Encampment, Dept. Ohio G.A.R., Columbus, Ohio June 19-23, 1939.  Badge, printed ribbon, and pinback with portrait of Theodore Wells Dept. Comd'r.

73rd Annual Encampment, Dept. Ohio G.A.R., Columbus, Ohio June 25-29, 1939.  Badge, printed ribbon, and pinback with portrait of Frederick Pfiester, Dept. Comdr. 

 

Provenance:The Civil War Collection of Dennis C. Schurr

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,875
04/09/2021

 

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