1893 NEW YORK AT GETTYSBURG MEDAL

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In 1893, on the 30th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, the State of New York decided to support the return of those living veterans of that battle to Gettysburg for the dedication of the New York Monument. Special trains were arranged to take the soldiers from various parts of New York to Gettysburg, and the old soldiers camped on the old battlefield for the 3 days of commemoration, July 1-3, 1893. New York also had Gettysburg Veterans' medals struck, somewhere around 11,000 of them.

Consists of a bronze upper pin bar with hanging red, white & ribbon & chain-linked bronze medallion. Overall dimension 3.25 x 2” (ribbon 2.625”, chain linked medallion 1.75” in diameter). Bar pin inscription: “Gettysburg/ 1863/ Veteran.” Obverse medallion inscription: Dedication of State Monuments at Gettysburg, July 1,2, 3, 1893,” with center New York “Excelsior” emblem. Reverse depicts wreathed monument—1863/1893.” Ribbon slightly faded. Bar pin & medallion are crisp and near mint.  Excellent New York GAR Gettysburg collectible. In black Riker box w/white foam backing, 4.25 x 3.25”.  [jp/ld]

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