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Purple Heart medal issued to Cpl. Lawrence Leslie McVey

Issued by:
United States Army, American, founded 1775  Search this
Received by:
Cpl. Lawrence Leslie McVey, Sr., American, 1897 - 1968  Search this
Subject of:
369th Infantry Regiment, American, 1913 - 1945  Search this
Medium:
gold and enamel on metal with silk (textile)
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 1/8 x 1 1/2 x 1/4
Type:
medals
Place made:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1932-1940
Topic:
African American  Search this
Military  Search this
World War I  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Gina R. McVey, Granddaughter
Object number:
2011.108.7
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5438bc607-ade0-4bd2-90dd-26eff0d5ef93
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.108.7
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