As in all armies, the Federal Army saw a multitude of badges and insignia, some of which were officially sponsored, some of which were unofficial but tolerated, and some of which were definitely unofficial. Shown here is a variety of such badges, ranging from corps and divisonal insignia to personal items and unofficial medals. The Gold medal (22) was presented to General Meade and bears the inscription: "Presented July 4th 1866 to Maj. Gen. George G. Meade by the Union League of Philadelphia as a token of the gratitude of this country."
On the same occasion a silver medal was presented to other dignitaries present (21) bearing the inscription: "The Victor of Gettysburg, The Deliverer of Our State. The Faithful Soldier of Our Country."
Sanitary Commission Fair, 1864, medal of Col C. P. Herring 1st Division, 6th Corps badge of Brevet Ma|or James W. Latta Identification badge of Lt. J A. Rothermel
Gillmore Medal of Honor
Identification badge of Col. P. J Yorke
1st Division, 6th Corps badge
20th Corps badge of Lt. Samuel
Artifacts courtesy ot The Civil Wat Lib'ary ami Museum. Philadelphia Pa mum
9 Identification badge of Col. C P Herring
10 1st Division 5th Corps pin of Capt N. Bayne
11 1st Division, 4th Corps badge
12 2nd Division, 3rd Corps badge
13 Colonel Yorke's 5th Corps badge
14 Sheridan's Cavalry Corps badge of Major John Cassals
15 3rd Division, 9th Corps badge of Lt. William Goodrich
16 5th Corps badge of Brevet Brig Gen. C. P. Herring
17 Devin's 1st Division, Sheridan's Cavalry Medallion
18 Badge of Lt. Daniel Layton
19 Pin of Co. A, 132nd Pennsylvania Infantry, 3rd Division, 3rd Corps
20 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Corps watch fob of General C P. Herring
21 Silver Meade Medal
22 Gold Meade Medal
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