CIVIL WAR HOUSEWIFE AND SILVER CORPS BADGE OF ALBERT C. VAUGHAN, 60TH NEW YORK INFANTRY

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Housewife is hand-sewn of red and blue wool with white silk backing. Consists of two hearts which are sewn and tied together at the top, with two more cut out red hearts sewn on the insides. Hearts fold and close together to hold sewing accessories. One needle is still present. On the blue fabric of each heart are Vaughan’s initials, an “A” on one, and a “V” on the other. Scattered moth holes are present. White has yellowed with age. Measures 3’ x 6 ½”. Note accompanying reads, “This needle cushion was A.C. Vaughans and carried through the War. Presented by Emma Fisher 1861”.

Silver star 12th Corps badge has original T-bar pin on reverse which is still attached to frayed blue silk ribbon. Engraved on face is, “A.C. VAUGHAN –CO. H 60TH N.Y.V.V”. Silver has darkened on edges, while center retains much of its original gilt. Measures 1 ¼”.

Albert C. Vaughan enlisted on September 21, 1861 at the age of 18 at Ogdensburgh, New York as a Private. On October 30, 1861 he was mustered into co. “H”, 60th New York Infantry. He was mustered out on July 17, 1865 at Alexandria, Virginia.

The 60th New York Infantry was organized at Ogdensburg, New York beginning July 5, 1861 and mustered in for a three-year enlistment on October 30, 1861 under the command of Colonel William B. Hayward. History of the unit is as follows- left New York for Baltimore, Md., November 4, 1861. Duty at Baltimore, Md., and between there and Washington, D.C.; also at Relay House, Md., and Harpers Ferry, Va., until June 1862. Defense of Harpers Ferry May 28-30. Operations in the Shenandoah Valley until August. Pope's Campaign in northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Sulphur Springs August 24. Battle of Groveton August 29. Second Battle of Bull Run August 30. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Duty at Bolivar Heights until December. Reconnaissance to Rippon, Va., November 9. Expedition to Winchester December 2-6. Marched to Fredericksburg, Va., December 9-16. Duty at Fairfax until January 20, 1863. "Mud March" January 20-24. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va., July 5-24. Duty on line of the Rappahannock until September 24. Movement to Bridgeport, Ala., September 24-October 3. Duty in Lookout Valley until November. Reopening Tennessee River October 26-29. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Battle of Lookout Mountain November 23-24. Battle of Missionary Ridge November 25. Battle of Ringgold Gap, Taylor's Ridge, November 27. Duty at Bridgeport, Ala., until May 1864. Scout from Stevenson to Caperton's Ferry April 11 (detachment). Veterans on furlough December 1863-January 1864. Atlanta Campaign May 1-September 8. Operations about Rocky Faced Ridge, Tunnel Hill, and Buzzard's Roost May 8-11. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Near Cassville May 19. New Hope Church May 25. Battles about Dallas, New Hope Church, and Allatoona Hills May 26-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kennesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Mountain June 11-14. Ackworth June 12. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Gilgal or Golgotha Church June 15. Muddy Creek June 17. Noyes Creek June 19. Kolb's Farm June 22. Assault on Kennesaw June 27. Ruff's Station, Smyrna Camp Ground, July 4. Chattahoochie River July 6-17. Peachtree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Operations at Chattahoochie River Bridge August 26-September 2. Occupation of Atlanta September 2 to November 15. Expedition from Atlanta to Tuckum's Cross Roads October 26-29. Near Atlanta November 9. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Near Davisboro November 28. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Carolinas Campaign January to April 1865. North Edisto River, S.C., February 12-13. Battle of Bentonville, N.C., March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 9-13. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D. C, via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 20. Grand Review of the Armies May 24.

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