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    Stunning Civil War Silver 12th Corps/ID Badge of Edward Smith, 28th Penna. Inf., mortally wounded at Kennesaw Mountain June 27, 1864. 2 7/8" high overall, 2 7/16" across the points of the star. 7/16" X 1 3/8" silver scroll shaped bar at the top with engraved scroll work on each end, T-bar pin back. The heavy silver star is suspended at the bottom pierced with "28" surrounded by "Edward Smith/Co. H P. V." Each arm of the star is engraved along both edges with the name of a battle, ten in all, including Antietam, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Cedar Mountain etc. Smith enlisted July 11, 1861 and served with the regiment in every engagement until his death. Mortally wounded at Culp's Farm on 27 June, he succumbed to his wounds on June 28. Perfect condition. Accompanied by a complete set of records. Great badge, superb history.

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    November, 2008
    20th-21st Thursday-Friday
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