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Replica of an Iron Brigade medal in the form of a lapel pin. The Iron Brigade was an infantry unit, which served in the Army of the Potomac. The pin is formed in the shape of a five-point cross and bears the names of the regiments that made up the unit.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

3/4 X 3/4 inch

Inscription

inscribed at center: IRON / BRIGADE inscribed on cross points: 2ND/ WIS / 6TH / WIS / 7TH / WIS / MICH / 24TH / IND / 19TH

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

lapel pin

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Related Source

Has two duplicates.

ID

8229

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Iron Brigade Cross Pin

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