GAR Medal

Capt. Harry Haskell, Engineer, at the 56th Anniversary of the Albany Burgesses Corps. The Albany Burgesses Corp was, following the Civil War, an independent militia company. The picture was taken on October 8, 1889, at Albany, New York, and inscribed (on the reverse) by Capt. Haskell on April 14, 1892.

Capt. Haskell is wearing the collar insignia "ABC", which stands for the Albany Burgesses Corps. On his chest is the badge of the Civil War veteran's group the Grand Army of the Republic. His belt buckle bears the symbol at center of the captain's belt plate, the "Lion's Head." Image and description courtesy of Jim McGraw.

Enlarged image of the medal worn by members of the veteran's group the Grand Army of the Republic.