New Ulm defenders medal
Silver metal medal. Obverse: slight relief, "SOUVENIR / TO THE DEFENDERS / OF / NEW ULM, / AUG. 18th to 24th / 1862." Reverse: "MONUMENT, COMMEMORATING THE BATTLES OF NEW ULM (Minn.) - * -, DEDICATED / AUGUST 22nd / 1891." Hole punched at top with metal ring through it.
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.< < BACK