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New Ulm defenders medal

Medal featuring the New Ulm monument with the text, "MONUMENT, COMMEMORATING THE BATTLES OF NEW ULM." / "DEDICATED / AUGUST 22ND / 1891". The back reads, "SOUVENIR / TO THE / DEFENDERS / OF NEW ULM, / AUGUST 18th to 24th / 1862." Similar medals were distributed at the dedication of the monument on Aug. 22, 1891. Manufacturer unknown.

ID Number: 1978.56.2

A medal produced as a souvenir for European Americans who fought in the Battles of New Ulm, given on the date of the dedication of the New Ulm monument, ca. 1891.

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New Ulm defenders medal
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