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Catalog Number 00044
Object Name Badge
Description Badge. Pin at top is rectangular-hsaped with a gold-colored, metal filigree border. Inside is an image of to hands shaking in greeting against a white background. Latch back for closure. Attached with link rings is a smaller rectangular-shaped, gold-colored bar with a white center. In black lettering is "COMRADE". Attached with link rings is a metal, gold-colored GAR star. Attached to the back of the top pin bar is a multi-colored (red, white, blue) colored ribbon. In embossed gold-colored lettering is "KINGMAN/POST, NO. 226/G.A.R./SPIRIT LAKE IOWA". Edge of ribbon has a gold braid trim attached. At bottom is a gold-colored, metal bouillon fringe. Also attached to the backside of the pin bar is a alternating gold-colored and black-colored cord with tassel pendants. Object No: 44, old metal tag with ink label

Alfred R. Hatfield was born in Warsaw, Kosciusko County, Indiana, December 5, 1841. Enlisted July 9, 1862. Served in Co. K., 5th Indiana Cavalry. Accession Number 31 also associated with this object
Source Hatfield, Mary M.
Received Date 12/01/1939
Collection GAR
Search Terms GAR
Grand Army of the Republic
Kingman Post
No. 226
Spirit Lake
Dickinson County
Alfred R. Hatfield
5th Indiana Cavalry