[CIVIL WAR - SONS OF ERIN]. A group of items related to Irish participation and influence during the Civil War, comprising:

2 in. "Harp of Erin" hat pin, n.p., n.d. (some surface scratching and areas with darker patination).

8 in. "His Eminence Cardinal McCloskey" silk bookmark. New York: B.B. Tilt & Son, n.d. (light soiling to edges). Cardinal John McCloskey (1810-1885) served as the Archbishop of New York during the Civil War from 1864-1885 and became the first American cardinal in 1875.

7 in. (with bouillon fringe) "Sons of Erin / Committee" ribbon. N.p., n.d. (some surface discoloration and wear). 

Provenance:The Civil War Collection of Dennis C. Schurr

Estimate: $100 - $200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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