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    [Civil War]. Stunning Silver and Gold 12th Corps Badge Identified to Corporal Benton R. Noble, E Company Ohio 5th Infantry, Severely Wounded at Chancellorsville, May 3, 1863. 8 grams, 51 mm x 51 mm. A simply amazing, ornately engraved corps badge. Each point of the front of the star (and one point on the reverse) is engraved with a battle and date. Starting from the top and moving clockwise: 1.) "Winchester / 1862 / Mar. 23." 2.) "Pt. Republic / 1862 / June. 9." 3.) "Cedar Mt. / 1862 / Sep. 17." 4.) "Antietam / 1862 / Sep. 17." 5.) "Dumfries / 1862 / Dec. 27." 6.) [Backside of the left point] "Chancellorsville / 1862 / May / 1863 / 1.2.3." A beautifully engraved and voided number "5" is mounted within a 26 mm in diameter gold ring. The ring is engraved "Benton Noble / Co. E. 5th. O.V.I.".

    Benton R. Noble enlisted on June 19, 1861 as a corporal and mustered into E Company. His records show he mustered out due to wounds on June 9, 1862, but the record is amended with "Wounded 5/3/1863 Chancellorsville, VA (Severe wound in right arm, amputated)".

    Condition: Excellent. Exhibiting an overall warm patina.


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    December, 2017
    10th Sunday
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