1910 Indiana State Fair Gen. John Coburn Civil War Veterans Medal
LIMITED ITEM. SURPLUS - PREVIOUSLY OWNED. Once they are gone, we may not get any more. Sold As Is - NON-REFUNDABLE.
This medal is in support of the G.A.R. at the Indiana State Fair of 1910. The "Grand Army of the Republic" (GAR) was a fraternal organization composed of veterans of the Union Army (United States Army), Union Navy (U.S. Navy), Marines and the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service who served in the American Civil War for the Northern/Federal forces. Linking men through their experience of the war, the G.A.R. became among the first organized advocacy groups in American politics, supporting voting rights for black veterans, promoting patriotic education, helping to make Memorial Day a national holiday, lobbying the United States Congress to establish regular veterans' pensions, and supporting Republican political candidates.
Features of the Medal:
- Condition: Preowned in Excellent condition
- Approximate Size: 2 1/4" x 1 1/2"
- Front: Top - Civil War 33rd Indiana Infantry and Cannon, Below - "Indiana State Fair 1910" Embossed image of General John Coburn
- Back: "Brevet Brigade Gen. John Coburn Col. of the 33rd Ind. Vol. Inft. Sept. 16-1861 to Sept. 20-1864 Born Oct. 20th 1825 Died Jan. 28th 1908"
LIMITED ITEM: Limited Availability. ONCE THEY ARE GONE WE WILL NOT GET ANY MORE. Usually available for pickup in our store in Las Vegas, or would ship ASAP. The purchaser is responsible for conforming to all applicable Country, State and Local laws. All items with a combined total of $100.00 or any collectable items (one of a kind) will be shipped with SIGNATURE REQUIRED.