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Object Name Medal
Catalog Number 0985.13.01015
Date 1862
Description Silver medal egraved: "Monthly Premium / to the best Soldier in the / President's Guard"; reverse engraved with crossed First National patter flags with "Virginia" above and "1862 / sic semper tyrannis." below. top of medal pierced for medal loop.
Dimensions Dia-1.5 inches
Owned D. B. Prosser
Owner Regiment 25th Battalion Virginia Infantry, Co. G, "President's Guard"
Provenance The political medal was presented to the best soldier in the President's Guard, Local Defense Troops, Richmond City, Co. G, 25th Battalion.

"This medal was gotten up by Capt. W. S. Reed as a monthly prize, but we having been transferred to another field, before it was awarded to anyone, so far as any member of the company knows." (donor note)
People Prosser, D. B.
Reed, W. S.
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