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    Civil War Second Corps Headquarters Badge and Documents Identified to Private Joseph Landis, Company K, 53rd Pennsylvania Volunteers. Includes: (1) Silver 2nd Corps pinback badge, 1.25" x 1.25". The badge is engraved "Co. K / 53r. P.V." as well as with three small trefoils, one painted red, one blue and one uncolored to represent the divisions within the Corps. The badge is nicely tarnished and is in excellent complete condition. (2) Eight brass eagle 14mm cuff buttons with Scoville backmarks. All in very good condition, complete with shanks. (3) CDV image of Landis posed standing in uniform. Bowdoin, Taylor & Company, Alexandria, Virginia studio imprint and two-cent George Washington revenue stamp on the verso. Also included is a small tintype portrait of Landis in civilian clothing. (4) Original documents including his discharge certificate, marriage certificate, pension documents, and other photocopied original documents. Finally, Landis's obituary dated July 27, 1927, clipped from his local newspaper rounds out this great group.

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    December, 2014
    13th Saturday
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