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    Civil War Housewife and Silver ID/Corps Badge, of Albert Vaughan, 60th New York Inf. Heart shaped 2 7/8" X 3 ¼" folding red and blue wool needle case with white silk back with some scattered mothing but intact and very sound. The silver star 12th Corps badge is 1 ¼" across the points with T-bar pin back with blue silk ribbon attached. Inscribed in block letters "A. C. Vaughan/Co. H/60th NYVV" indicating the badge was acquired after Vaughan's re-enlistment in December 1863. Vaughan enlisted in the 60th Sept. 21, 1861 and served with the unit until muster out on July 17, 1865. The 60th New York was also known as "The St. Lawrence regiment" and was engaged throughout the war including Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg where the regiment was instrumental in the defense of Culp's Hill. The regiment lost 67 men killed and mortally wounded. The set is accompanied by a period ink script tag, "This needle cushion was A. C. Vaughan's and carried through the War presented by Emma Fisher 1861(sic)." Great set with wonderful history.

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    November, 2008
    20th-21st Thursday-Friday
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