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Fraternal ribbon of ivory silk with blue text. The Sons of Veterans was an Allied Order of the Grand Army of the Republic, the Union soldiers' veterans organization. This ribbon was given to all attendees of the National Encampment at Dayton, Ohio in 1883. The top of the ribbon features the Sons of Veterans emblem. The donor (Grant Harrington) was a member of the Sons of Veterans, General Crook Camp No. 169 of Hiawatha. He probably acquired this ribbon while attending the encampment for which it was issued.

Date: 1883

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Item Number: 220672
KSHS Identifier: 1897.8.17

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