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    Shield Shaped Silver Civil War 9th Corps/ID Badge, inscribed in script "George C. Henry/Co. B/14 N. Y. H. A." with the ninth Corps insignia of crossed cannon barrel and anchor beautifully executed in the center. 1 1/8" high, 1" wide, slightly convex, T-bar pin back. Missing the pin, both mounts in place, otherwise perfect untouched condition. Henry enlisted in the 14th New York Heavy Arty. July 29, 1863 and was discharged Sept. 25, 1865. He was severely wounded at Spotsylvania May 12, 1864 when he was simultaneously struck by two bullets, one which shattered his left arm, the other entering his left groin. Remarkably he survived his wounds but remained in the hospital until his discharge. Accompanied by a complete set of records. Very pretty badge, remarkable history.

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