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RARE US ARMY COLLECTION COLONEL BYRON LAKIN BARGAR SPANISH AMERICAN WAR WWI +
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Condition: Used : Split the cost with friends
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Country/Region of Manufacture:

United States

Mounted Knights Templar:

Knights Templar

World War One:

World War 1

Captain:

B.L. Bargar

World War I:

WW I

Barger:

BL Bargar

United States:

of America

Byron L. Bargar:

Byron L Bargar

Yale University:

Decorated Officers

Military Horses:

Sons of the American Revolution

Military Officers:

Colonels

War with Spain:

The 37th Division IN THE WORLD WAR 1917-1918

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RARE US ARMY COLLECTION COLONEL BYRON LAKIN BARGAR SPANISH AMERICAN WAR WWI +

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PLEASE NOTICE:

**MOUNTED KNIGHTS TEMPLAR 14K GOLD MEDAL IS NOT INCLUDED IN THIS COLLECTION.  MESSAGE ME FOR DETAILS.** 


BYRON LAKIN BARGAR ( Jan. 12, 1867 - June 14, 1943 ) Link: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=47809898

*Graduated Yale University Law School 1892

*Captain in the Spanish-American War

*Colonel of the 4th Ohio Infantry prior to WWI

*Served as a Colonel in the Inspector General's Department in the 37th Division during WWI

Excerpt taken from book included in sale (details below):  ""Lieutenant Colonel Barger (spelled wrong in book) had entered the service in 1881 as a private in Company F of the Seventeenth Infantry; he was commissioned first lieutenant of Battery H, First Artillery, in March of 1890 and served with that unit until 1891.  He was then commissioned as a second lieutenant of Company-of the Fourteenth Infantry on 1st August, 1892, and served until 15th May, 1893.  He was commissioned lieutenant colonel of the Fourth Infantry on 10th June, 1892, and retired on 10th January, 1906, to be restored to the active list as colonel of the Fourth on 21st May, 1908.  On 22nd March, 1917, after having commanded that unit throughout its tour of Mexican Border duty, he was commissioned lieutenant colonel and detailed as inspector general of Ohio.  He remained with the division when it was mustered for federal service as inspector."

*Died in Texas in 1943--Grave moved in 1947 to Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio.

*Wrote book The Laws and Customs of Riot Duty: A Guide for National Guard Officers and Civil Authorities, with Commentaries on Federal Aid (Paperback). Still being published today and available on Amazon, BooksAMillion, eBay, etc. http://www.booksamillion.com/p/Law-Customs-Riot-Duty/Byron-Lakin-Bargar/9781176768369

*Ancestry.com Links: http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=burtonfam&id=I6707

http://search.ancestry.com/mercury/pages/recordlist.aspx?did=17&pidlist=70580-4326536_4876-7203943_2204-150478_7895-7741_6742-44875092_1174-610527_2442-159287908_1174-1509427_2590-2109377_8750-202691&o_iid=39552&o_lid=39552&o_sch=Web+Property

*Photos ONLINE: http://digital-collections.columbuslibrary.org/cml_search_results.php?CISOOP1=any&CISOFIELD1=CISOSEARCHALL&CISOROOT=/ohio&CISOBOX1=Lakin

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MEDAL OF MOUNTED KNIGHTS TEMPLAR (SEE PHOTO) IS NOT OFFERED AS PART OF THIS COLLECTION

     *CAPT. B.L. BARGAR PRESENTED BY THE MOUNTED KNIGHTS TEMPLAR OCTOBER 1900: EXCELLENT SUPERB. 

      Tested 14K Gold.

       Weighs approximately: 26.4 dwt (41.0 grams)

       TWO PHOTOS WITH HIS HORSE (one on/one off) to show a connection.

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Medals & Condition:

*Dog Tag: reads BYRON L. BARGAR LT. COL. INF HDQ. 37 DIV U.S.A. There are several Dog Tags--not sure if each reads the same.

*Spanish-American War Veteran Flag Pin 1898-1902: Numbered on back of top portion 5837. Looks Hand Sewn. Excellent Condition with no tears or holes in the flag. Some very slight yellow staining on Flag. Some mild darkening on the medal parts themselves and may just need a cleaning.

*Republique Francais 1870 (front) Honneur Et Patrie (back): Hand sewn on back. Very nice condition. Needs a slight cleaning. On the green wreathe area, just a minute amount of the green paint has worn off, but its hardly noticeable. The red flag is in very clean condition, with no tears or holes. There may have been a top bar that is either missing or there was not one. There are pins on the back where it was possibly attached to a frame.

*LIBERTAS ET PATRIA (front) PRESENTED TO THE SONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION WAR WITH SPAIN 1898: Flag is hand sewn on back. Front of flag is frayed on the edges.

*Crown Cross & Swords Medal: Flag is in excellent condition. Medal part looks like it needs cleaning.

*YPRES-LYS MEUSE-ARGONNE DEFENSIVE SECTOR (front) THE GREAT WAR FOR CIVILIZATION with named countries (back):Very Nice condition (medal). Flag is worn in areas. Medal areas need cleaning.

*LEX REQIT ARMA TUENTUR (front) M.O. LOYAL LEGION U.S. MDCCCLXV (back): Very Nice Condition.

*FOR SERVICE IN THE SPANISH WAR: Flag colors are worn, but otherwise overall medal is very nice.

*FOR SERVICE ON THE MEXICAN BORDER: Numbered 18791: Nice condition.

*VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS: Flag is not in good condition and worn. Pin is corroded in turquoise color and needs cleaning.

*TWO (2) STERLING EAGLE PINS: Tarnished and needs cleaning/polishing.

*Brass US Pin: Needs polishing.

*DROIT ET AVANT Pin: Nice condition.

*TWO (2) SIEMPRE ADELANTE Screw Back Pins: Gold plating has worn off in areas. Darkening under glaze on one pin.

*Another Gold-colored DROIT ET AVANT Screw Back Pin with Swords Crossing: Needs cleaning. Screw back in oxidized condition.

*THREE (3) CROSSED SWORDS WITH NO NUMBERS: A couple swords have a bend in them. One is missing its pin on back.

*TWO (2) BRASS CROSSED SWORDS EACH NUMBERED 311 ON FRONT: One is a Pin back, the other is a screw back. Need polishing.

MANY, MANY FAMILY PHOTOS WHICH INCLUDE COLONEL BARGAR'S WIFE, CHILDREN, MOTHER, AND OTHER RELATIVES (The Neil Family), which vary in size. On the back of the photo of his brother, Gilbert, there is hand writing that reads: "Gilbert Bargar brother of Julia Bargar Allen + Henry Neil Bargar + Mary Bargar Burnside." (Which shows there was another sister that was not found in other internet literature and also shows the girls' married names).


DOCUMENTS & POSSIBLE FAMOUS MILITARY PERSONNEL AUTOGRAPHS:

*ROYANME DE BELGIQUE LE MINISTRE DE LA DEFENSE NATIONALE (19" x 16"): Dated 1919. Seal. Folded Condition & Yellowed. Has that "old paper smell". Is torn at center crease and at some other creases and has been taped.

*ORDRE NATIONAL DE LA LEGION D'HONNEUR (17 X 13.25"): Dated June 4, 1919. Seal. Folded and creased. Has that "old paper smell". Yellowed. It has been taped on almost all the creases.

*Letter from WAR DEPARTMENT THE ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE WASHINGTON Dated March 8, 1924 (8" x 10.5"): Addressed to Colonel Byron L. Bargar P.O. Box #82 Brownsville, Texas. Reads: "There is forwarded herewith a diploma showing the award to you of the Belgian Croix De Guerre, which diploma was recently forwarded to the War department through the Military Attache, United States Embassy, Paris, France. The following is a translation of the diploma: [Kingdom of Belgium, The Minister of National Defense has the honor to inform Lietenant Colonel Byron L. Bargar, Head-quarters, 37th Division, that, by Royal Decree No. 6624, of the 22nd of January, 1919; he particularly distinguished himself by his courage during the victorious offensive in Flanders. (Signed) Albert Deveze.] By order of the Secretary of War: HG Walthall (?) Adjutant General

*Annuaire official de la Legion d'Honneur (8" x 10.5"): Two pages in French. Paper has yellowed and has that "old paper smell". Paper has also been folded.

*FORT SAM HOUSTON NATIONAL CEMETARY San Antonio, Texas: Plot location for Colonel Byron L. Bargar. Section P-I Grave No. 91

Miscellaneous Items:  Identification Card Officers' Reserve Corps Army of the United States; 

                                Leather Bullet case marked US--back marked ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL 1904 H.E.K.; 

                                Four (4) Eagle Pins with old pin-backs that look Silver, but aren't marked, in an old medal case;

                                Photo of many "MOUNTED Men on Horseback that looks like it may be a reprint since its dated 1968 on the side;

                                Surgical steel folding knife marked CUT CO JAPAN; 

                                      Book The 37th Division IN THE WORLD WAR 1917-1918 signed inside by John A. Allen Captain Infantry 37 Div. A.E.F.--Captain John Allen was Colonel Bargar's son-in-law, where on page 60 Colonel Byron L. Barger (spelled wrong) is mentioned in the 3rd paragraph and on page 170 Colonel Bargar is also mentioned listing his Military history: "Lieutenant Colonel Barger had entered the service in 1881 as a private in Company F of the Seventeenth Infantry; he was commissioned first lieutenant of Battery H, First Artillery, in March of 1890 and served with that unit until 1891.  He was then commissioned as a second lieutenant of Company-of the Fourteenth Infantry on 1st August, 1892, and served until 15th May, 1893.  He was commissioned lieutenant colonel of the Fourth Infantry on 10th June, 1892, and retired on 10th January, 1906, to be restored to the active list as colonel of the Fourth on 21st May, 1908.  On 22nd March, 1917, after having commanded that unit throughout its tour of Mexican Border duty, he was commissioned lieutenant colonel and detailed as inspector general of Ohio.  He remained with the division when it was mustered for federal service as inspector."

                                  Maps from 1918-1919 (see photos)

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