Civil War honor

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1870-04-19

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 271-280

GUSN

GUSN-250377

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

militias
civil wars
infantries
military personnel
patriotism
awards
certificates

Physical Description

1 award

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1922-07-13

Reference Code

GC002.02.271

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

16 x 20.25 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Charles I. Thayer, 1922

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

American Bank Note Company (Printer)

Material Type

awards
certificates

Other People

Gifford, Henry W.
Claflin, William, 1818-1905
Cunningham, James A., 1830-1892
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

Other Organizations

United States. Army. Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment, 33rd (1862-1865)

Subjects

Civil War

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 271-280