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    Selection of Six Post War Badges. Consists of: (1) an appealing bronze veterans badge for the 8th New York State Militia. It consists of a wreath on which is a Maltese cross having a relief "N/Y/S/M" on its arms. In the center is a circle with the words "WAR VETERANS" on the rim and a large numeral "8" in the center. The device is suspended by three bars with relief lettering "Washington, 1861/ Yorktown,1862/ Chambersburg, 1863." The top bar retains its t-bar fastening clasp; (2) a six-pointed nickel star stamped "F. Wilding,/ Provost/ Guard, Albany, Ga." with a broken pin fastener and holes in the top and bottommost points; (3) a thin brass star stamped "12/ USSS/ N/H" with no fastening device; (4) a thin 0.75" silver square stamped "15th/ Cpl. J. A.C. Brown" in the center of which is a stamped 15th Corps emblem; (5) a 19th Corps device crudely etched on the border "P. V. L. Lafh/ Co./ A" and with the remains of some red enamel in the center; and (6) a Pennsylvania "keystone" symbol colored blue with a superimposed 6th Corps badge having about 50% of its original red coloring remaining.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2010
    26th Saturday
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