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    Historic Silver Identification Shield Belonging to a Member of the Pennsylvania Reserves. Here is a classic Civil War ID shield belonging to a soldier in the 33rd Pa. Vol. Inf. (Fourth Reserves), etched on the face "Jos. McMullin/ Co. A./ 4th Reg't P.R.V.C." Born in Ireland, Private McMullin enlisted in July 1861 and saw extensive service with this fighting Army of the Potomac unit including being wounded during the Seven Days battles. After three years service he reenlisted in the 16th New York Cavalry and was ultimately discharged in September 1865. He was also court martialed twice during his military career, once for losing equipment and another time for being absent without leave. The pin measures 1" x 1.25" and is in fine condition with only a missing catch to the t-bar pin fastener on the back. The pin also shows a very old repair to the hinge but in no way detracts from the great overall appearance of the piece. All pension and service records are included.

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    December, 2009
    12th Saturday
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