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    1872 Regulation Major of Engineers Shoulder Knots of Maj. Gen. Godfrey Weitzel. Consigned by his direct lineal descendants. Weitzel reverted to the rank of major in the Engineer Corps upon his resignation from Civil War volunteer service, in 1866, a rank he held until promoted to lieutenant colonel in June 1882. The knots utilize engineer buttons, EG 6, with gold bullion oak leaves on a black velvet background. The brass attachment bars on the back are marked Shannon, Miller & Crane/ New York. Near perfect condition with just some scattered verdigris on the bullion knots and very minor unraveling on two of the oak leaves. Very rare and especially desirable with this impeccable ID.

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    December, 2009
    12th Saturday
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