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A nice badge worn by an Ohio veteran at the 1919 Grand Army of the Republic Department of Ohio reunion held in Lima, Ohio. The hanger is heavy metal and has the likeness of President Abraham Lincoln on it. Written around President Lincoln is "Representative G.A.R. - 53rd Annual Encampment - Lima, Ohio - June 16 - 20, 1919". The drop is in the shape of a star with "G.A.R." entwined in a circle in the middle. An anchor, crossed sabers, crossed rifles, crossed cannon tubes, and an infantry horn are surrounding the circle. The badge was made by the S.G. Childs Co. Engravers, Chicago as noted on the back of the drop
Item #: RX22901