Excavated brass identification disk with patriotic eagle motif and “WAR OF 1861/UNITED STATES” on the obverse, a popular style purchased by Civil War soldiers from sutlers. The reverse is unmarked and was lost before the soldier had a chance to engrave it with his name and regiment. In good, excavated condition with a purple/green patina overall.
Comes housed in a 5 x 6 inch display case with black velvet backing and descriptive card.
Inventory Number: PER 388