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    Civil War Group Belonging to Lieut Jacob Wyckoff 1st New Jersey Infantry KIA at Spotsylvania Court House Civil War Group Belonging to Lieut Jacob Wyckoff 1st New Jersey Infantry consisting of;
    (1) Brass spear point flag pole top finely engraved "Presented to the Olden Guards By the Ladies of Schureman St New Brunswick N.J. May 1861. (2) Cloth 1st Division 6th Corps badge with gold bullion border. (3) Officer's twisted gold and black hat cords. (4) Book "The New Testament" dated 1861 inscribed in pencil "Lieut. Jacob D. Wyckoff" in period script in front and back covers, bound in red Morocco leather in fine condition;
    (5) Bible Tract entitled "The Soldier On Guard". (6) The Soldiers Hymn Book" dated 1863. (7) "The Sabbath School and Social Hymns" dated 1843, all showing wear;
    (8) Single double-border bullion Captain's shoulder strap showing moderate wear.
    (9) Iron nipple wrench. (10) Group of various 19th century civilian buttons. (11) Brass plate measuring 3/4" X 3" engraved "J.D. Wyckoff". (12) Steel die stamp with the initials "J.D.W.". (13) Group of eagle buttons consisting of 14 Scovill eagle I cuff, 12 Scovill 7/8" eagle I, 10 blank back eagle and 6 misc eagle buttons.

    Jacob D. Wyckoff enlisted on 7/1/1861 as a 2nd Lieutenant and was commissioned into Co. "G" 1st New Jersey Infantry. Promoted to 1st Lieut 8/12/1862 and Captain 7/22/1863. He was killed at Spotsylvania Court House Virginia on 5/12/1864.
    The 1st New Jersey Infantry served with the Army of the Potomac. Organized at Camp Olden New Jersey serving at Bull Run, Yorktown, Gaines Mills, Malvern Hill, 2nd Bull Run, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, among numerous other engagements.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    13th Saturday
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