IDENTIFICATION DISC FOR 153RD NEW YORK INFANTRY SOLDIER

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Item Code: 1054-2469

Excavated, George McClellan bust style brass “dog tag” for Joshua VanAtter. He was 22 years old when he enlisted on August 22, 1862. He joined Company A, 153rd New York Infantry. He was present with the regiment through his whole term of enlistment. He was mustered out of service in October 1865.

Brass tag features a small bust of McClellan on face. Dark brown patina overall with small traces of original gilt around raised edges and in stampings. Reverse is stamped, “JOSHUA VANOITTER / Co. A / 153d N.Y. / S. VOLS. / FULTON CO. N.Y.”

Comes with complete set of military and pension records.  [jet]

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