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    Silver Identification Shield and Pin of a Member of the Famed 50th New York Engineers. Measuring about 1" x 1", the face of this classic identification shield is nicely engraved "O. H. Langdon/ Co M/ 50th N.Y. Eng." The owner was 18-year-old Ormus H. Langdon who enlisted in that unit in January 1864 and served until the regiment ended its service in June 1865. With the shield is a small pin fashioned from an 1853 dated dime, with one side polished smooth and etched with the initials "O.H.L." Both badge and pin are in excellent condition and complete with their t-bar pin fasteners. A nice pair of artifacts connected to a regiment that's exploits included constructing pontoon bridges under fire at Fredericksburg. Complete with service and pension records.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2009
    12th Saturday
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