POST-WAR 18TH/24TH CORPS BADGE

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White metal badge in the shape of the 18th Corps cross with an incised heart shaped 24th Corps badge done in red enamel at center. The edge of the former is chased with a scrolled line.

Reverse of the badge has a coiled pin held in place by solder.

Badge meas. approx. 1 5/16 inches in length and width.

In December 1864, the white and black units of the Army of the James were divided into two corps. The black troops were sent to the XXV Corps; the white troops became the XXIV Corps. This badge belonged to a soldier who was originally with the 18th Corps of the Army of the James and then transferred to the 24th Corps.  [ad]

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