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Grand Army of the Republic Paperweight


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I have the same style paper weight that commemorated February 15th 1898 (Remember the Maine!).

 

So probably turn of the century. Symbol is probably just a generic branch of service composition (Infantry, Cavalry, Navy). The more formal GAR symbols had a more elaborate symbol usually.

-Todd

Currently looking for WWI items, specifically photos of the 116th infantry regiment, and any material related to the USS Olympia.

Always on the lookout for any rations, miscellaneous personal items, pack filler, care package stuffers, knit Red Cross material, and oddball equipment to supplement the Doughboy display.
Have some extras? I help friends fill out their living history kit, and could always use more loaner gear!

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