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    Group of Items I.D.'d to Captain Charles J. Fox of the 4th Regiment Michigan Infantry.
    Fine assortment of artifacts that belonged to a Michigan soldier. The most valuable piece is an 1.75" x 1.75" die-cut silver identification badge in the shape of a triangle superimposed on a five-pointed star with an acorn in the middle. It is inscribed: "Capt. C. J. Fox 4th Mich. Inftry". T-bar pin attachment on verso. There are a pair of single shoulder straps for Captain and Lieutenant ranks. Also, a sixth-plate tintype of Fox in his uniform, housed in an embossed paper case. The balance of the items include: bronze Civil War service medal numbered "M. No. 3878" on the edge, a standard G.A.R. membership badge lacking ribbon, two patriotic boutonnierres, a ninth-plate post-war tintype of Fox, a laminated snapshot of Fox and his wife, calling cards for Mr. & Mrs. Fox, a large copper Knights Templar badge with his name engraved in reverse on the back side, a brass & enamel Knights Templar badge from the Southern California Commandery, a brass & enamel "Loyal Legion U.S." badge with ribbon and a enamel & gold badge engraved on verso: "Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States Commandery of Southern California" (slight fraying to edges of ribbon).
    From the Collection of Don Limpert


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    June, 2020
    7th Sunday
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