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    Personal Effects of Captain John R. Dobson, Co. "G", 30th PA Vols. (1st Reserves), includes two infantry captain shoulder straps, a 3rd Corps/3rd Division badge and a leather sewing kit inscribed "J. R. Dobson / Capt / 1st infantry P.R.V.C. / Phoenixville / Pa." Light soiling and aging as expected. These items are mounted together in a custom shadowbox wooden frame with an explanatory plaque detailing Dobson's service as follows: "Captain Dobson was severely wounded at Gains Mill and subsequently participated in the Battles of South Mountain, Antietam, Fredericksburg, and Gettysburg, where on July 3rd, He was wounded in both legs. Captain Dobson survived his wounds and went on to participate in The Mine Run Campaign, The Battle of the Wilderness, Spottsylvania Court House, and The North Anna." Individually, these are highly collectible items; together, they form an exceptional grouping.

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    November, 2008
    20th-21st Thursday-Friday
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