Two Civil War Union Prisoner Association Medals
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Two Civil War Union Prisoner Association Medals, c. late 19th century, one marked "PENNSYLVANIA" on the top ladder bar, with "LIBBY/BELLE ISLE/CASTLE THUNDER" on the lower three bars, with an eagle, knapsack, and crossed muskets, suspending a medal with "DEATH BEFORE DISHONOR; and one with the top ladder bar marked "L.H. Bishop/SURVIVOR OF/MILLEN, 1864/FLORENCE, 1865/GOLDSBORO, 1865/LIBBY, 1864/ANDERSONVILLE, 1864/SOUTHERN-MILITARY/1861 PRISONS 1865," suspending a medal with an eagle and marked "LET US FORGIVE/BUT NOT FORGET."
Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio.
Both in very good condition.
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