1893, P.O.S.A. (Patriotic Order, Sons of America) Washington Camp Ribbon
1893 Patriotic Order, Sons of America Washington Camp Ribbon. May 30, 1893, P.O.S.A. (Patriotic Order, Sons of America) Washington Camp Ribbon, Very Fine.. This 1893, P.O.S.A. ribbon measures 7.75” x 2.5,” with black and red printing on white linen. Scattered toning spots, some tape reinforcement on the back. From the Mastai Collection, with his ink stamp and inventory number along the top edge. The P.O.S.A. started out as a whites-only, anti-Catholic, anti-immigration, anti-Irish organization which now devotes itself to education, patriotism, and respect for the U.S. flag. This ribbon coincided with the 46th year of the organization, the 400th anniversary of the discovery of America, and the 26th Decoration Day. Very Rare!.