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Menu for Army Reunion Banquet

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Exterior and interior menu listing for an Army Reunion Banquet held at the Chamber of Commerce in Chicago. On the cover is a gold shield with a silver star on which is printed "Forty Rounds U.S." suspended from an arrow. An acorn hangs from the bottom of the shield. The back cover displays two crossed thirteen-star American flags, on which are printed Civil War sites: Donelson, Shiloh, Stone River, Chattanooga, Nashville, Vicksburg, Atlanta, Knoxville, Chicamauga (Chickamauga?), and Bentonville. A laurel wreath is superimposed on the flags. Above the flags, a figure stands beside a grouping of tents; below, a cannon is positioned in front of another tent.
DESCRIPTION
Exterior and interior menu listing for an Army Reunion Banquet held at the Chamber of Commerce in Chicago. On the cover is a gold shield with a silver star on which is printed "Forty Rounds U.S." suspended from an arrow. An acorn hangs from the bottom of the shield. The back cover displays two crossed thirteen-star American flags, on which are printed Civil War sites: Donelson, Shiloh, Stone River, Chattanooga, Nashville, Vicksburg, Atlanta, Knoxville, Chicamauga (Chickamauga?), and Bentonville. A laurel wreath is superimposed on the flags. Above the flags, a figure stands beside a grouping of tents; below, a cannon is positioned in front of another tent.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:102145
Creation Date:December 16 1868
Creator Name:Western Engraving Company Chicago
City:Chicago
County:
State:Illinois
Collection Name:Menu Collection, 1846-2017
Genre:Print
Original Format Type:manuscript
Original Format Number:PH 3481.1
Original Dimensions:5 x 7.875 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The Banquet Programme, not shown here, lists Lieut. Gen. Wm. T. Sherman as presiding. The last item on the programme is "The South--Let us be Friends." The printer listed beneath the menu listing is "P.L. Hanscom & Co. Printers Chicago."
SUBJECTS
Food service
Ephemera
Banquets
Dinners and dining
Souvenirs (Keepsakes)
Armed Forces
Battles
Civil War, 1861-1865
Soldiers
Veterans
Weapons
Flags
Insignia

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