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    Corps Badge Belonging to Henry Orgs of the 98th Pennsylvania Infantry.
    2 1/2" Corps Badge reading on the hanger "Lt. Henry Orgs Co. K 98 P.V.V". On the drop it is ornately engraved along the edge with a "98" in the center. It's one of the more ornate badges being offered, and very desirable especially in this condition.

    Henry Orgs mustered in as a Private on 9/11/1861 and rose through the ranks attaining the rank of 1st Lieut. on 2/3/1865. During his service he was WIA action on 9/19/1864. Orgs mustered out of the regiment on 6/29/1865 in Washington, DC.

    The 98th Pa. saw action in several major battles during the war including the Battle of Williamsburg, Fair Oaks, Fredericksburg, Cold Harbor and Gettysburg. The regiment suffered the loss of 9 officers and 112 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded during their service. Because of the regiments service at the Battle of Gettysburg it is honored by two monuments on the Battlefield.


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