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    Appealing Silver Star Identification Badge of a New York Heavy Artilleryman. Measuring about 1.5" from point-to-point, this fine silver star badge is beautifully inscribed "John B. Howson/ Co. I 5th/ N.Y.V.A." in the center, surrounded by flourishes and an intricate border. Howson transferred into Co. I of the Fifth N.Y. Heavy Artillery from the Sixth Heavy Artillery Battalion in December 1862 and served until mustered out in June 1865. He was captured with his entire regiment at Harpers Ferry in September 1862 and later paroled. Badge is complete with its t-bar pin fastener and condition is excellent. Complete with Howson's service and pension records.

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    December, 2009
    12th Saturday
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