Peoria Zouave Company (Independent Militia Inc. 1890)- Ribbon

Item

Title

Peoria Zouave Company (Independent Militia Inc. 1890)- Ribbon

Description

This ribbon was worn by an independent militia established September 9, 1890 that called themselves the Peoria Zouave Company. This is not to be confused with the Peoria Zouave that volunteered for the Civil War. ¹ They had permission to march in parades and performed drills at various Sons of Veterans events.

Contributor

OWNER: Phillip Mott

Coverage

1890-09-09

Date Created

c. 1890

Date Submitted

2020-06-26

Identifier

2020-0042

Subject

militia, militias, organization

Type

image

Source

1. American Zouaves, 1859-1959: An Illustrated History By Daniel J. Miller · 2020- Page 66