Civil War veteran's organization badge
A badge consisting of a shield and two bars simulating ribbons, all linked together, with the upper bar having a pin fastener. The three parts are stamped as follows: Upper bar - "Co. A" Lower bar - "10 MINN."Shield Vol.Inf "War" [crossed muskets] "1861-5" [A circular cross] Kinney "German silver, for a veterans organization. Ca. 1870.
ID Number: 9283
Members of veterans organizations often wore distinctive badges to show their membership.< < BACK