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    Civil War Artillery Sergeant's Chevrons Worn by George S. Gibson, Company F, 1st Massachusetts Heavy Artillery. Red worsted-tape chevrons sewn to a dark blue wool backing. Measuring approximately 7.5" x 7". Accompanying the chevrons is a 3.5" x 2.25" card captioned, in ink: "Sergeant Stripes worn on the coat sleeves of Sergt. George S. Gibson Co. F. 1st Mass. Hvy. Art. Civil War 1861-1865". George Gibson enlisted on August 4, 1862 as a private. He mustered into "F" Company of the Massachusetts 1st Heavy Artillery. He was listed as being wounded at Petersburg, Virginia on June 16, 1864. He mustered out of service on August 16, 1865. The chevrons show honest wear from use with some staining to the worsted tape and insect damage to the backing, otherwise they are in very good condition.

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    December, 2014
    13th Saturday
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