1-10-29 Maine Volunteers badge, ca. 1861
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
A badge worn by a Civil War veteran who belonged to the 1st, 10th or 29th Maine Infantry.
When the 1st Maine was mustered out, soldiers whose terms of enlistment had not expired were transferred to the 10th Infantry. Likewise, those who had time remaining when the 10th was mustered out, went into the 29th.
- Title: 1-10-29 Maine Volunteers badge, ca. 1861
- Creation Date: circa 1861
- Subject Date: circa 1861
- State: ME
- Media: silk
- Local Code: 4058*b
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
Cross Reference Searches
LC Subject Headings
United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 1st (1861)
Maine--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 10th (1861-1863)
United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 29th (1863-1866)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Veterans
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