Description1st United States Cavalry: Myla S. Converse Dog Tag.
31 mm brass. The obverse depicts George Washington, captioned "Union". The reverse is stamped: "Myla S. Converse/ Co E/ 1. U.S./ Cavalary [sic]/ Entered Service/ Aug. 15./ 1861". A dug piece with dark patina and slightly granular surface. Company E saw action at Bull Run, Gaines' Mill, Malvern Hill, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, the Wilderness, Petersburg and others.
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