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Title Dewey, Arthur GAR Certificate
Creator Grand Army of the Republic
Other Creators G. A. Custer Post, Number 42
Dates of Creation 1895
Scope & Content Certificate for Arthur J. Dewey, enrolling him as honorary member of G. A. Custer Post Number 42 of Grand Army of the Republic Department of Vermont in Bennington. Engraved portrait of Custer at top and "Patriot Roll of Honor". Raised seal in lower left corner. Signed "D.H. Rudd" at bottom.
Administrative/Biographical History The Grand Army of the Republic was a fraternal order composed of men who had served in the Union Army during the Civil War. It was one of the first political advocacy groups in the United States. It was dissolved in 1956 when the last surviving member died.
Related People Dewey, Arthur Jedediah
Search Terms Grand Army of the Republic
Credit line Anonymous Gift
Catalog Number 2007.44.1