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    Rare Bucktail Document and Medal, along with a fine 5th Corps Bucktail "Proof of Enlistment" Gettysburg 25th Anniversary Medal for the 149th Pennsylvania Bucktails 1863-1888. The document, one of only a few known measures 3¼ x 8½ and reads "To all whom it may concern - this is to certify that Gabril Livengood has been mustered into the service of the United States at Harrisburg on the 20th day of August, 1862, for three years or during the war, in the Bucktail Regiment." This document is signed by J. H. Bassler who was severely wounded at Gettysburg. Livengood survived Gettysburg and stayed in for the whole war, mustering out on June 24, 1865.

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    December, 2006
    1st-2nd Friday-Saturday
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