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    Civil War Silver 2nd Corps Badge, of "Wm. Babson Co. B 28th Mass. Vol", engraved on the face. The center section is impressed with a miniature trefoil with red enamel signifying the 1st Div. 1 ¼", T-bar pinback. The stem has been broken from the trefoil, otherwise perfect untouched condition. William Babson enlisted Dec. 13, 1861, re-enlisted Dec. 4, 1861 and mustered out June 30, 1865. He was captured at Po River May 10, 1864, sent to Andersonville prison and exchanged Dec. 1. The 28th was heavily engaged throughout Babson's term of enlistment, including Antietam, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg and The Wilderness. The regiment lost 260 men killed and mortally wounded, testifying to the ferocity of the combat in which they were engaged. Accompanied by a complete set of records.

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