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Lieutenant General U.S. Grant Ribbon

Object Number: 
1940.103
Date: 
ca. 1868
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 x 2 1/16 in. ( 20.3 x 5.2 cm )
Description: 
Polychrome jaquard woven silk ribbon with oval-shaped portrait of Ulysses S. Grant within floral wreath; eagle with stars and stripes shield, laurel branches, and scroll inscribed: "E PLURIBUS UNUM" above; inscription intertwined with vines of ivy beneath: "LIEUTENANT/GENERAL/U.S.GRANT"; two crossed American flags at bottom.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Messenger Peirsel
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group