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Crest from Reynolds Escutcheons of Military and Naval Service

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Crest created by Reynolds Escutcheons of Military and Naval Service to commemorate the 8th Wisconsin Infantry. The crest has the seal of Wisconsin and an eagle at the top with "E Pluribus Unum". The eagle also has a "Union" shield around its neck. The bottom banner has written on it "War Eagle" and "Old Abe". The crest also includes pictures of a bugle, a scroll of paper and three other items. The cross-like shape in the middle has a list of battles under the heading: "Carried on his perch through the following battles".
DESCRIPTION
Crest created by Reynolds Escutcheons of Military and Naval Service to commemorate the 8th Wisconsin Infantry. The crest has the seal of Wisconsin and an eagle at the top with "E Pluribus Unum". The eagle also has a "Union" shield around its neck. The bottom banner has written on it "War Eagle" and "Old Abe". The crest also includes pictures of a bugle, a scroll of paper and three other items. The cross-like shape in the middle has a list of battles under the heading: "Carried on his perch through the following battles".
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:78407
Creation Date:
Creator Name:Unknown
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Collection Name:Album 17 (The Civil War--Old Abe, Wisconsin Civil War Eagle)
Genre:Print
Original Format Type:prints, fine-art
Original Format Number:PH 5-896
Original Dimensions:20 x 27 inches
SUBJECTS
Birds
Armed Forces
Civil War, 1861-1865
Veterans
Mascots
Signs and symbols

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