Delegate Badge 31st Annual Sons of Union Veterans Encampment Topeka, Kansas
Item #: AA3534
This is a delegates badge for the 31st annual encampment of the Department of Kansas GAR Sons of Union Veterans organization held during 26-28 May, 1914 in Topeka, Kansas. The badge is made up of a header badge, ribbon and a medallion suspended from the ribbon. The header badge features the Sons of Veterans Coat of Arms surrounded by a laurel wreath at the top, a military style shield below it and spread American flags below that, with the word DELEGATE below the shield. The header has a bronze tint to it and is very attractive. The blue ribbon is in excellent condition. There are no frays, tears or stains found anywhere. The ribbon has gold lettering that reads 31st ANNUAL/ENCAMPMENT/SONS OF/VETERANS/TOPEKA, KANSAS/MAY 26-28, 1914". Suspended from the ribbon is a medallion depicting the G.A.R. Memorial Building that was dedicated May 27, 1914 in the center. The back of the medallion has raised lettering that reads "ERECTED BY/THE/STATE OF KANSAS/AS A MEMORIAL/ TO THE/UNION/SOLDIERS AND SAILORS/OF THE/ WAR OF THE REBELLION/1861-1865". The badge is back marked Whitehead & Hoag Newark, N.J.. This encampment was a state wide event, open to all GAR Sons of Veterans members from Kansas. The badge is in mint condition, comes on the original Whitehead & Hoag cardstock and would an excellent addition to any GAR collection.
Shipping Weight: 1 lb
Item # AA3534
Your Price $175.00 USD
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