Silver ID Pin, Edgar H. Sampson, 1st US Regular Cavalry

Silver shield style ID pin, 0.75 x 1 in., excavated from the outskirts of Gettysburg, PA. Engraved in script: "E.H. Sampson / Co. E. / 1. U.S. Cav."

Edgar Sampson enlisted as a private and was mustered into Company E of the 1st US Cavalry, which saw action at Williamsburg, Upperville, Gettysburg, and Boonesboro. The regiment also participated in the Battle of Brandy Station, the largest cavalry battle fought on US soil. 


T-bar pin broken, but still partially attached.

Estimate: $2,000 - $2,500

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