Corps Badges

Date:
c. 1863

These linked corps badges were carved from soup bones by an unknown soldier while in Libby Prison, Richmond, Virginia. They were preserved by 1st Lt. Frank S. Smith, Company G, 89th New York Volunteer Infantry.

Description (physical):

Bone. L 52 cm

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0005.0088
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park