Medal, Military
1885 Approximate
GAR Veteran Star and Eagle Ribbon. Material: metal, textile. Size: 1 3/4" W. x 4 1/4" L. Description: brass eagle on crossed cannons set on a cannon ball base; reverse side: pin and catch; light blue silk ribbon suspended from eagle bar, brass star suspended from ribbon bottom edge, relief printing on star: "Grand Army of the Republic 1861 Veteran 1866" and graphics front and back; dark blue enameled brass rectangular pin attached at center ribbon stamped with U.S. Army crest.
Waseca County Military - Civil War. GAR (Grand Army of the Republic) Note attached: "From Civil War Uniform At Cleaners". There is no Civil War uniform in the WCHS collection. The color blue represents military post.