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"Philadelphia Band, No. 1." Cream-colored cloth ribbon.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04360.074 Author/Creator: Place Written: s.l. Type: Ephemera Date: 1885 Pagination:

Summary of Content: "Philadelphia Band, No. 1." Cream-colored cloth ribbon. Mounting inscribed: "Funeral of Genl. U.S. Grant. 1885."


Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: Civil WarUnion GeneralUnion ForcesMilitary HistoryDeathFraternal OrganizationMusic

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