Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Campaign Ribbon

Object Number: 
Z.2859.1
Date: 
1865
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 7/16 x 1 9/16 in. ( 13.8 x 4 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: woven in black at lower back of ribbon: "COVENTRY. /T. STEVENS"
Description: 
Woven white silk ribbon with multi-colored woven pattern consisting of text and pictorial images; bust-length portrait of Ulysses Grant at center with text in blue, purple and black: "RICHMOND/1865/Vicksburg/Fort Donelson" [above] and "GENERAL U.S. GRANT/"I will fight it out/on this line" [below]; beneath is American eagle in round medallion surrounded by American standards.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group