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Offered is a wonderful collection of items from the 1906 monument dedication of the 127th Pennsylvania Infantry at Fredericksburg, Virginia.† The collection included the monument dedication badge, a photo of the members of the 127th Pennsylvania veterans around the monument wearing the badge, a lone photo of the monument, and a purple ribbon from Sergt. S. G. Sheaffer.† The badge hanger has a silver colored metal with a celluloid strip in the middle with "127th PA. VOLS." written on it.† Three ribbons are attached to the hanger.† The back ribbon is a red, white, and blue ribbon.† Written on the ribbon in silver colored ink is "DEDICATION FREDERICKSBURG VIRGINIA JUNE 26, 1906".† The second ribbon is a blue color and is a shorter ribbon.† The top ribbon is a red, white, and blue† ribbon with a large celluloid drop attached.† On the celluloid drop is the likeness of the 127th Pennsylvania monument at Fredericksburg, Virginia.† The badge was made by the Whitehead & Hoag Company of Newark, New Jersey.†
There are two photographs.† The first photograph is of members of the 127th Pennsylvania Infantry veterans surrounding the monument.† Each veteran is wearing the monument dedication badge. This photograph is 12 inches wide and 10 inches tall border to border.† The actual photograph is 9 1/8 inches wide and 6 7/8 inches tall.† The second photograph is of the 127th Pennsylvania Infantry monument in Fredericksburg by itself.† Both photographs were made by L. Mumper, Photographer, 7 Stratton Street, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania as noted by the photographer stamp on the back of each photograph.† The monument photograph is 12 inches tall and 10 inches wide.† The actual photograph is 7 7/8 inches tall and 6 inches wide.
The fourth piece of this collection is a purple ribbon.† Written in gold colored ink on the ribbon is "MY FATHER'S G.A.R. -BUTTON- SERGT. S.G. SHEAFFER, CO. I, 127th PENNA. VOL. INFTRY.".† The ribbon is approximately 11 inches tall and 3 inches wide.† It is very hard to find the badge and the photograph of any monument dedication.†
Item #: 17446