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Calhoun County Veteran Battalion ribbon

Creator:
St. Louis Button Co.
Location:
Missouri, St. Louis County, St. Louis
Origin Date:
1909
Materials:
cloth, metal
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in
Item ID:
71.2009.082.0607
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Textiles

Description

Red, white, and blue striped silk ribbon is stamped with gold text and features a round pin at the top. The pin is framed in gold and features a black and white portrait of President Abraham Lincoln. The text on the ribbon reads "19th Annual Reunion, Calhoun Co. Veteran Battalion, Battle Creek, Mich., Aug. 18, 1909." Gold crosses are stamped across the bottom above the frayed end. A paper maker's label is tucked inside the back of the pin. An adhesive label on the back reads "1050." Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum