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[LOYAL LEGION]. Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States ephemera, including:

AUBIN, J. Harris, compiler. Register of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Boston: Commandery of the State of Massachusetts, 1906. 8vo. Original publisher's illustrated brick red cloth gilt. 

153 funeral programs from veterans who were members of the Loyal Legion. Most 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. 

Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Circular No. 9, Series of 1890. Philadelphia: Commandery of the State of Pennsylvania, 22 April 1890. 8vo. 5 3/4 x 9 in. pamphlet (some soiling on old folds). 

Two Loyal Legion red woven ribbons. New York: Factory No. 7, n.d. 1 3/4 x 3 1/4 in. 

Military Order of the Loyal Legion - U.S.A. printed silk ribbon. N.p., n.d. 2 x 3 in.

Reunion Co. "E," 2nd Ohio Veteran Vol. Cavalry. September 4, 1861. September 11, 1865. N.p., n.d. 2 1/8 x 6 1/2 in. printed orange ribbon. 

Soldiers' and Sailors' Historical Society, Providence, Rhode Island. yellow cover with Loyal Legion Commandery-in-Chief return address. 6 x 3 1/2 in. (postally used). 

Matthew Bolles, 70 State Street, Boston lined letterhead. Bolles enlisted on 7/30/1863 as a midshipman and mustered into the US Naval Academy, graduating on 6/6/1867. 

1 Newspaper clippings with the obituary of Lieutenant T. Dix Bolles (whose funeral program is also included). 

The Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS) was a patriotic order organized in response to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln in the belief that there was a conspiracy to overturn the government. It grew to be a veteran's organization and is now a hereditary order. 

Provenance:The Civil War Collection of Dennis C. Schurr

Estimate: $300 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$188
04/09/2021

 

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