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Campaign badge

Object Number: 
Z.2583
Date: 
ca. 1868-1872
Medium: 
Metal, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 1 1/8 in. ( 6 x 2.9 cm )
Description: 
Metal campaign badge suspended from bar with pin-back; upper bar in the shape of an eagle; badge in the shape of an American flag shield with the portrait of Ulysses S. Grant at center.
Gallery Label: 
Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) served as the twenty-first president of the United States for two terms, first term in 1868, second term in 1872.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group