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    Medal of Honor Winner Lt. Gardner Chandler Hawkins CDV. 2.5" x 4", S. F. Sterlin, Woodstock, Vermont printed backmark, .02 cent Washington portrait Internal Revenue stamp on verso, presumably signed by Gardner on the verso: "G. C. Hawkins 1st Lieut Co "E" 3rd Vt. Vols Army Potomac.", image slightly toned and faded, else very good. Gardner enlisted on January 28, 1864 as a private and attained his lieutenant's rank March 16, 1865. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for rallying the 3rd Vermont at the Battle of Petersburg, where he was severely wounded. He was discharged two months later as a result of the head wound he sustained at the battle. A most uncommon CDV.

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