Civil War - Medallion

Civil War - Medallion

Name: Medallalion
Description: A 2 1/2" brass medallaion or breastplate embossed with the American Eagle symbol. These were worn by Union soldiers on a shash or strap across the chest. This object was found at Fort Donelson, TN.
Maker: Unknown maker
Date Made: 1860-1865
How Acquired: Museum Purchase
Category: Civil War


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