Civil War Regimental Badge - Inventory Number: INS 252
Gold plated star with hand engraved circle bearing the inscription “1st Regiment M.N.G. - Co. “D”. Original T-bar pin and open clasp on back. Very nice wartime example!
President Lincoln exclaimed "Thank God for Michigan!" when told of the arrival of the First Michigan Volunteers in answer to his call for troops at the start of the Civil War. Eventually, 23% of Michigan's male population would fight for the Union cause.
Comes housed in 5 inch x 6 inch riker display case with black velvet backing and descriptive card.
Inventory Number: INS 252