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11-22-2014, 12:54 PM
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GAR Medal
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Found this yesterday, its a 36th Nat'l Encamp't 1902 Grand Army of the Republic Veteran 1861-1866 Medal.(civil War The encampment was held in Washington DC Oct. 6-10 1902.Some one must have lost the middle part and put a 1909 penny in it, what I marked ( see photo) Below are photo's of what it should look like .


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11-22-2014, 12:58 PM
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Very "Awesome" Civil War find Bob!!! YesYesYesBeer Are those marked as to Unit and Captain?

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11-22-2014, 01:05 PM
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Ed, No other marking, they were given to the veteran's that went to the encampment. In my researching there are many type for army, navy, women services, union and conf. medals .

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11-22-2014, 02:52 PM
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That is a really nice find.
very cool ... Yes
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11-22-2014, 03:13 PM
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That's awesome. I wonder if Lincoln may have been stuck in there purposely for some reason.

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11-22-2014, 05:10 PM
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Bob, that's a stunning find! Just think, that was bestowed upon someone that had the balls to stand up & fight for our country! Those are not easy to find, and I'll be adding it to our banner Yes

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11-22-2014, 07:23 PM
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Thanks guys, and my first banner YesBeer

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11-22-2014, 08:02 PM
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Cool find! Congrats!
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11-22-2014, 08:34 PM
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Nice find Yes

Don't see them too often.

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11-23-2014, 11:04 PM
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That's a cool find.

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