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Civil War honor

GC002.02.271 (RS129807)

Description

Honor to Corp. Henry W. Gifford, Co. I, 33rd Infantry for service in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts forces during the Civil War. The award has portraits of Abraham Lincoln and possibly Governor William Claflin on it.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1870-04-19
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1922-07-13
Physical Description
1 award
Dimensions
16x 20.25(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Charles I. Thayer, 1922
GUSN
250377
Reference Code
GC002.02.271

Record details

Originator
American Bank Note Company (Printer)
Other People
Claflin, William, 1818-1905
Cunningham, James A., 1830-1892
Gifford, Henry W.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Other Organizations
United States. Army. Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment, 33rd (1862-1865)
Descriptive Terms
civil wars
infantries
military personnel
militias
patriotism
Material Type
awards
certificates
Subjects
Civil War
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Vertical file 4: OVR 271-280

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