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Gold "Cloverleaf" ID Pin of George E. Teele, 19th Massachusetts Infantry

Gold cloverleaf ID pin with original eagle pin holder, approx. 0.75 in. Engraving on obverse: "Co. I / 19th / REGT. Mass Vols. / Geo. E. Teele" and on reverse: "3d. / Brig. / 2nd Div. 2nd Corps." George E. Teele was an 18-year-old wheelwright from Medford, MA. He enlisted in April of 1861 into the 5th Massachusetts Infantry but was transferred twice, first to Company H of the 19th Infantry, then to Company I in December of 1861. The 19th Massachusetts was a hard-fought unit in the 2nd Corps of the Army of the Potomac. They suffered extreme casualties at Fair Oaks, Glendale, Antietam, Fredericksburg, and Gettysburg. Teele mustered out on August 24th, 1864.

Condition:

Original unpolished patina, wear to pin

Estimate: $2,800 - $3,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,115
10/31/2018

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