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    Nineteenth Corps Pendant of a New York Infantryman. This small silver pendant is in the shape of the "fan-leaved cross with octagonal center" adopted on November 17, 1864, by the 19th Army Corps. The device measures just under 1" wide and most likely hung from the soldier's watch chain. One side is nicely engraved on top and bottom "John Booth/ 131 N Y V." In the center is "X I X" flanked by "18/ 62." Thirty-two-year-old John Booth enlisted as a private in Co. C, 131st N. Y. Vol. Inf. on August 8, 1862, and transferred out to the Veteran Reserve Corps on July 1, 1864. The unit saw hard fighting at the Siege of Port Hudson and then later during the Petersburg Campaign. Very attractive and in fine condition, showing normal wear.

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    June, 2010
    26th Saturday
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