National Guard Spanish American War medals
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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.
An agency history is available.
Scope and Content
These are unclaimed service medals. The top pin bar gives the individual's name. Pendant from the bar is a disc with the state seal and the phrase "Defender of the Nation's Honor in the War with Spain 1898-1899". The obverse says "The Gift of the State of Utah to her Volunteers" with bugle, crossed saber and bayoneted rifle, and crossed cannons.
This series is available on microfilm.
Microfiche holdings require staff assistance due to fewer reference copies. Handle masters under supervision.
Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.
Microfiche processed by Rebekkah Shaw under the National Historical Publications and Records Commission grant to the Utah State Archives and Records Services for the Utah Microfiche Backlog Project (Grant No.: NAR10-RB-50086-10). July 2010 - December 2011