RIBBON FOR 137TH NEW YORK REUNION

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Item Code: 595-981

Ribbon has vertical stripes of red, white and blue. Ribbon meas. approx. 2.25 x 5.50 with unfinished edges.

In black ink on the central white stripe is “137TH REGIMENT, REUNION SEPTEMBER 25, 1890.”

Ribbon has only light wear from age and storage and is in overall nice condition.

The 137th New York served in the 12th Corps of the Army of the Potomac and later in the 20th Corps, Army of the Cumberland. It saw action at Antietam, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. In the latter battle the regiment played a pivotal part in holding on to Culp’s Hill on the evening of July2nd.

The regiment went west with its Corps and served at Wauhatchie, Lookout Mountain, Ringgold, Dallas, New Hope, Pine Knob, Kennesaw, Atlanta, Savannah and Goldsboro.

During its service the regiment lost 455 men killed, wounded, captured and died of disease. [ad]

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