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Excavated ID Disk with Original Kearney Pin Hanger, Garrison Allred, 20th Indiana Infantry, KIA

ID disk with original Kearney pin hanger, 3.125 in. diameter, excavated from private farmland near Gettysburg, PA. Inscription on front reading, "G. ALLRED / CO. G. / 20th REG. / IND.V. / BATTLE GROUND. IND." "War of 1861" on reverse at top, with names of four battles inscribed below: "BULL RUN, CHANTILLY, FREDERICKSBURG, CHANCELORSVILLE."

Garrison Allred, of Tippecanoe County, IN, enlisted as a private on August 22, 1862. He mustered into Company G of the 20th Indiana Infantry and likely acquired this ID after serving at Chancellorsville. He lost it at Gettysburg, presumably, where records indicate he was present. Allred was killed on May 30, 1864 at the Battle of Chickahominy, VA and is buried at the Arlington National Cemetery.

Condition:

Most lettering clear and T-bar pin in tact.

Estimate: $1,800 - $2,200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,998
10/31/2018

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