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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.

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Civil War veteran's organization badge
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