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    Historic Patriotic Identification Disk Belonging to Private Lorenzo Brown, Company M, New York 3rd Cavalry. Non-dug example of a brass 30mm identification disk with a pleasing patina and clearly stamped "LORENZO BROWN CO. M. 3rd N.Y. CAV. COLBORNE . C. W." On the reverse is a raised spread-winged eagle surrounded by "IN THE WAR OF UNION 1861. &2 &3 &4". Lorenzo Brown enlisted as a private on August 6, 1862 at Brockport, New York. Shortly after, he mustered into M Company of the Third New York cavalry. He survived the war and mustered out on June 7, 1865 at Norfolk, Virginia. Colborne, or Port Colborne is a city on Lake Erie in the Niagara Region of Ontario. It is unknown if he was a Canadian citizen at the time he joined but Brockport, where he enlisted, is about 87 miles from Colborne. A fine example of this popular collectible.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2015
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
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