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Medal and Matching Lapel Pin Worn to Signify Membership in the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S.

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Identifier: 1980-003-0002

Title: Medal and Matching Lapel Pin Worn to Signify Membership in the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S.

Description: Enameled Maltese cross medal suspended on red, white and blue silk ribbon pin with separate lapel pin, worn by Dr. Aaron John Steele, Major, a surgeon in the 38th New York Infantry and 13th N.Y. Heavy Artillery. The Loyal Legion was a veterans' organization formed by Union Civil War Officers.

Rights: UND

Place: United States

Dates: between 1888 - 1920

Type(s): Medal, Military, Domestic

Maker/Creator:

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States

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