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    Civil War Two Piece Kearney ID Disc Excavated At Brandy Station for Peter Gorman 2nd Regt. NY Fire Zouaves, 73rd New York Inf. Remarkably both pieces were excavated together with the top portion, the shield shaped badge with bust of Kearney etc. retaining the original pin back. The ID disc itself was apparently originally silvered, much of which has flaked, but the disc remains 95% intact although portions of the die stamped lettering are missing. It is readily discernible, however, as being for "Peter Gorman / Co. B / 2d. Reg / Fire / Zouaves / N. Y. City N. Y." Also bears "War of 1861 logo at the top on one side. The only piece missing is the small ring that held the two pieces together. The piece was excavated at Brandy Station on April 10, 1980. Gorman enlisted in the 73rd New York on 8/20/61, re-enlisted on 12/30/63, and was wounded at Williamsburg, Va. 5 May 1862. He mustered out 6/29/65 at Washington, D. C. A remarkable excavated artifact with great ID.

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    June, 2013
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