ID/Corps badge fashioned from a United States quarter with applied T-bar pin. "Geo. L. Hill / Co. B. / 37th Regt. Mass. Vols" engraved in script around a 6th Corps symbol with small amount of red filling remaining.
George Hill, a farmer from Otis, MA, enlisted as a private on July 19, 1862. A member of Company B, 37th Massachusetts Infantry, Hill fought at Gettysburg and sustained wounds at Fredericksburg (May 3, 1863), Wilderness (May 6, 1864), and Winchester (September 19, 1864). He was finally discharged because of his injuries on May 22, 1865.
Loss to red filling of 6th Corps symbol
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