C1890 14k Us Military Order Red Cross Medal Surgeon General John B. Hamilton
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C1890 14k Us Military Order Red Cross Medal Surgeon General John B. Hamilton:
Great antique c1890's solid 14K gold and enamel US Military Order of Surgeons Red Cross medal "Omnia Pro Patria Caritate"presented to John B. Hamilton. John B. Hamilton enlisted in the Civil Warin 1864 at age 17 with G Company, 61st Ill.Regiment and went on to become US Surgeon General (1879-1891).The medal was made by the well knownMermod & Jaccard Jewelry Co. and is engraved "No. 142John B. Hamilton Ex-Surgeon Gen. M.H.5" and stamped by the maker.The piece has finedetails and nice weight (12.0 grams with ribbon). The piece was acid tested and shows to besolid 14K gold).The medalmeasures approx.1 3/8 " x 1 3/8" and 2 7/8" overall with ribbon. Thepiece is in very good condition with only some very lightwear from polishing, otherwiseno chips, no cracks,nobreaks or repairs - (please view all photos for the best representation of quality and condition).PLEASE LOOK I am selling other items on my other sales and I will be happy to combine shipping. items are shipped USPS Priority, Parcel Post, 1st Class or Media Mail where applicable. Items paid by Monday 9am EST are shipped Tuesday of that week.