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    Ornate Gold G.A.R. Presentation Badge.
    An exceptional piece by any standard. It measures 1.75" x 5.5" overall and was issued by the "Detroit Post" of the G.A.R. The back of the drop is engraved: "Presented to Past Commander Charles E. Foote By the Members of Detroit Post, 384. Department of Michigan G.A.R. April 14th 1902." Some loss to the blue enamel on the eagle cross-bar and some loss to the white enamel on the acorn Corps drop near the top. Sold with the original leather holder from Charles Braxmar, Jeweler, of Maiden Lane, New York, along with two detached "Reception" ribbons. Foote mustered in on April 20, 1861 in Ypsilanti, Michigan. He was wounded at Chickamauga and mustered out at Nashville on June 26, 1865 with the rank of 1st Lieutenant, having served for the entire duration of the war. A weighty piece at 62 grams.
    From the Collection of Don Limpert


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    June, 2020
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