New York at Gettysburg - Inventory Number: GET 268 / SOLD
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 commeroration, July 1-3, 1893. New York also had Gettysburg Veterans' medal struck, somewhere around 11,000 of them.
Original bronze medallion in very good condition with its original silk ribbon.
Inventory Number: GET 269 / SOLD