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DescriptionCivil War Badges: New York and Ohio.
The first is a ladder badge from the New York Mounted Rifles, measuring 4 1/4" in the length. The second badge was named to Segt. John W. Chapin of the 1st Ohio Volunteer Cavalry. His name is inscribed on the shield. He was WIA at Chickamauga and was later captured on September 21, 1863. He was exchanged on May 1, 1864. The badge measures 4 3/4" in length. Both are in excellent condition.
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