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  1. relichound

    The GAR Money Box.

    For GAR dues? This came from a Pennsylvania auction. The only W.C. Fullerton I could search out was from Minnesota, and his unit fought Indians during part of the Civil War period, and he may have been assigned to a Union boat for a time on the Mississippi River. He later lived in Maryland after...
  2. D

    GAR Hat Pin

    I found this GAR hat pin and was wondering the authenticity as well as value of it. Thanks in advance
  3. D

    GAR Hat Pin

    Was wondering if these GAR hat pins are worth buying and if so how much is too much for one.
  4. A

    GAR Kepi

    Hey all! Just picked this up and wanted to show you guys. Seems the dye has faded to a greenish color, and the liner has seen better days. From my research GAR Post 327 was located in Brooklyn, NY and was very active throughout its lifespan!
  5. Forks of the Ohio

    Discussion What happened to GAR Property?

    Last Monday, I visited the "Civil War Room" which is a one-room Civil War museum in a second floor room at the Carnegie Library in Carnegie, Pennsylvania. The library was built in 1906. I posted about this yesterday in this thread, and I also posted about it on my blog. In summary, a Grand Army...
  6. John Hartwell

    Telling War Stories, 95 years ago

    [Courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection.] G.A.R. vets P.R. Barker and John Houder from Fitzgerald, Georgia, tell war stories to kids on historic Boston Common in August, 1924. The 58th National Encampment of the G.A.R. was held in Boston that year, August 10-15. Over...
  7. lelliott19

    One Flag Flies Over Us...the Johnnies and Yanks are Americans: Albert H. Boies Co F 4th Michigan on Reconciliation

    "I feel and think the South had just as brave, heroic men as the North, and I do not condemn any one of them for revering their flag, the Stars and Bars." During the Civil War, Albert H. Boies was a Private in Company F, 4th Michigan Infantry, Fifth Corps, Army of the Potomac. He was listed as...
  8. july4girl

    ENDED INCREDIBLE ID'ed 118th New York Vol Infantry GAR LOT - Hat Badge, Unit Ribbon, etc

    Hi all, Just in case there are folks that collect anything related to the 118th NY INF: https://www.ebay.com/itm/323685362623 Thanks, Jean (seller)
  9. copley

    GAR Sword, etched with Post name

    Thought I would post a few pics of a GAR sword I recently acquired, as it is a neat piece of memorabilia from the CW veterans era. I have seen pictures of a nearly identical sword on page 110 of "Plates, Belts, and Swords of the GAR and SUV of the Civil War," by Douglas Roussin, which is a great...
  10. M

    Veterans at Gettysburg?

    Picked up this photo in a PA antique store. What struck me immediately about the photo is that it appeared to be a group of veterans visiting an old battleground. If you look closely you can see that the third man from the left is wearing a GAR medal and a canon or two can be seen in between...
  11. JPK Huson 1863

    Memorial Day Where Those Who Came Home, Remembered, Tamaqua, PA, 1910

    Tamaqua, Pennsylvania's GAR Memorial Day Parade, one of their veterans bringing up the rear ranks. Circa 1910, an astonishing number of Civil War veterans from the astonishing number Schuylkill County sent to the war, were alive. And ensured the next generations remembered the fallen. Lost at...
  12. Cdoug96

    Some GAR Medalions/Shirt Pins

    GAR medals which belonged to my 3rd Great Grandfather Cpl. Albert Eugene Terwilliger of Company B of the 9th New York Heavy Artillery.
  13. ForeverFree

    African American Veterans of the Civil War

    US Colored Troops as Veterans; Happy Veterans Day, 11/11/2017 From: Jubilo! The Emancipation Century Negro members of the Grand Army of the Republic, a Civil War veterans organization, parading, New York City, May 30, 1912 Image Source: Library of Congress; Reproduction Number...
  14. M

    GAR Grave Marker Needs a Union Veteran to Honor

    An acquaintance gave me some grave markers. One is a Grand Army of the Republic marker. On the back it says "Presented by County Commissioners, Northumberland." I would like to provide the marker to an appropriate group or individual in time for Memorial Day to honor the grave of a Union veteran.
  15. Chetallica

    GAR Information forum?

    Hi, Been digging and doing searches on the site for some GAR (Grand Army of the Republic) information and am coming up empty (or way too many nested results to dig through!). Can anyone lead me to a group or posting list that has GAR discussions in specific? Our family has a a pic of a relative...
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