GAR (Grand Army of the Republic) ribbon

Ribbon worn by Albert Woolson at the national Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) encampment in Indianapolis held between September 13 and 18, 1942. Attached to the maroon ribbon is a matching Minnesota pin with a gopher that reads, "Minnesota in the Land of 10,000 lakes" and "The Gopher State." The ribbon was donated by his daughter, Frances Campbell, to the St. Louis County Historical Society in Duluth.

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Ribbon worn by Albert Woolson at the national Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) encampment in Indianapolis held between September 13 and 18, 1942. Attached to the maroon ribbon is a matching Minnesota pin with a gopher that reads, "Minnesota in the Land of 10,000 lakes" and "The Gopher State." The ribbon was donated by his daughter, Frances Campbell, to the St. Louis County Historical Society in Duluth.

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