GAR parade badge, Portland, 1898
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
A badge worn by the Chief Marshal for the Grand Army of the Republic unit in the Portland Memorial Day parade in 1898.
The GAR was a fraternal organization composed of Union veterans of the Civil War. It began in 1866.
- Title: GAR parade badge, Portland, 1898
- Creation Date: 1898
- Subject Date: 1898
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Silk, metal, paint
- Local Code: A78-36-3
- Object Type: Physical Object
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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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