Past Commander in Chief 10 kt gold badge issued to the Past National President of the Daughters of the GAR , NOT the Daughters of Union Veterans. This group were located in the midwest with the heaviest numbers in Illinois, Michigan and Wisconsin. They sought recognition by the GAR, but were denied the privilege by the GAR who considered them a splinter from the Daughters of Veterans USA.They also had a "whites only" membership requirement. They were the only women's organization that retained the male officer's titles of Commander, Department Commander and Commander-in-Chief. Local chapters were called Fortress, State organizations were Departments and of course there was a national organization. They disbanded in the late 1960s.
It weighs approximately 12 grams hallmarked 10 kt. In the gavel dangle are a tiny diamond, ruby and sapphire. Due to their regional basis, all their badges are rare to see and rarer yet to be offered for sale. The item "Past Commander in Chief 10 kt gold Badge Daughters of the GAR" is in sale since Monday, May 3, 2021.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Civil War Veterans' Items". The seller is "rjwolz" and is located in Key West, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.