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    9th Vermont Infantry Ladder Badge - Inventory Number:  INS 292

    Civil War veteran’s four-piece white metal ladder badge for Company C. 9th Vermont Volunteer Infantry, with gold bullion tassel. A red silk ribbon marked “FERRISBURGH REPUBLICAN CLUB 1888” with glued repair is attached to the pin bar of the badge. Each ladder segment measures 2” wide, and the ribbon measures 8” in length. 

    The 9th Vermont Infantry Regiment was a three-year regiment that served in the Eastern Theater, from July 1862 to December 1865. It served in the VII, XVII and XXIV Corps. The 9th Vermont Infantry was captured at the Battle of Harpers Ferry during the 1862 Maryland Campaign, but later fought with the VII, XVIII and XXIV Corps in eastern Virginia and North Carolina, and was one of the first units to enter Richmond, Virginia, in April 1865. The regiment was mustered into Federal service on July 9, 1862, at Brattleboro, Vermont. It was engaged in, or present at, Harper's Ferry, Newport Barracks, Chaffin's Farm, Fair Oaks and the Fall of Richmond. The regiment lost during its term of service: 23 men killed and mortally wounded, 5 died from accident, 2 committed suicide, 36 died in Confederate prisons and 232 died from disease; for a total loss of 298 men. The regiment mustered out of service on December 1, 1865.

    Comes housed in an 8 x 12 inch display case with black velvet backing and descriptive card.

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     Inventory Number:  INS 292