9TH MICHIGAN INFANTRY VETERAN’S MEDAL

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Item Code: 1152-20

Medal is made of three pieces.

The top has a bronze-colored spread-winged eagle perched on crossed rifles. The eagles wing span is approx. 2.50 inches wide. The reverse of the eagle has the original pin with the marker’s mark of THE HENDERSON AMES CO., KALAMAZOO, MICH.

Suspended from the top piece is a bronze-colored medallion with a raised bust at center depicting Major General George H. Thomas. This is flanked by laurel leaves that read “1861 9th MICH. VOL. INF 1865.” The reverse side of this piece has raised lettering that reads “THE ROCK OF CHICKAMAUGA SEPTEMBER 20, 1863” over “WITH PEACE WHO SHALL SET BOUNDS TO OUR NATION’S GREATNESS.”

At bottom is a circular canteen shaped drop made of brass suspended by a short chain. At center of the drop is the Army of the Cumberland badge consisting of an acorn within a triangle, point down, over a star. This is on a red, white and blue enameled circle surrounded by “FORT WAYNE SEMICENTENNIAL REUNION SEPT. 20-21-1911.” The reverse of the drop has raised lettering that reads “WEST POINT’ 61, MURFREESBORO’ 62, CHICKAMAUGA’ 63, ON TO ATLANTA ‘ 64” then at bottom “CHATTANOOGA – 65- NASHVILLE.”

Medal is in excellent condition with some minor chipping to the colored enamel.

The 9th Michigan Infantry was raised in October of 1861 and served in the western theater being engaged at Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Chattanooga and Atlanta with their largest loss coming at Murfreesboro. During their service the regiment lost 6 officers and 303 men killed, died of wounds and disease. [AD] [ph:L]

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