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.

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About This Item

  • 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
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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