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    Civil War Watch Fob Employing a Minié Bullet and Miniature ID Disc. Brass chain fob with standard attachments, three ring Minié suspended from a short extension. ¾" brass McClellan ID disc with tiny die stamped legend, "M. Langan Pittson (sic) Luzerne Co. Pa. Co. I 56th Pa. Veteran Vols". The piece in overall perfect untouched condition. Michael Langan served with the 56th PVI from 1862 to February 1865 when he transferred to the 20th Regiment VRC due to illness. He was with the regiment at 2d Manassas, South Mountain, Antietam, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg, where he was captured on July 1. The 56th Pa. fired some of the first shots of the battle in the Railroad Cut. Langan was also present at Spotsylvania and Cold Harbor. His name can be found on the Pennsylvania Monument at Gettysburg. Unique and historic.

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    November, 2008
    20th-21st Thursday-Friday
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