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Buffalo Delegate Harlan J. Swift Commemorative Medal and Ribbon

Object Number: 
1908.39
Date: 
1908
Medium: 
metal and fabric
Dimensions: 
4 1/2 x 2 inches
Description: 
round medal with 3/4 portrait of 'DEPARTMENT COMMANDER HARLAN J. SWIFT" surrounded by laurel wreath with eagle perched on colored American flag, verso: obelisk with text: 'DEPARTMENT OF NEW YORK G.A.R. 42ND ANNUAL ENCAMPMENT", attached red ribbon with text CONVENTION HALL BUFFALO, N.Y. JUNE 1908, with decorative metal clasp with a bison and DELEGATE text
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group