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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
William H. H. Clay, American, 1843 - 1865  Search this
Medium:
silver alloy, copper, gold
Dimensions:
H x W: 5/8 x 1/2 x 1/8 in. (1.6 x 1.3 x 0.3 cm)
Type:
badges
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1864-65
Caption:
Clay died in April 1865 of typhoid fever and was buried at the Alexandria National Cemetery in Virginia.
Description:
A shield-shaped silver metal badge with stick-pin back. The badge decorative borders around the edge and is engraved in the center: "W. H. Clay Co. D 28th US."
Topic:
African American  Search this
Military  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
United States Colored Troops  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2011.51.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Awards and Medals
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a065ec63-95df-4d88-88ae-96fa938498bb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.51.5