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56th Massachusetts Infantry Medal Identified to Captain James W. Cartwright

Auction:
3263T
Lot:
1726
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

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Auction:
Discovery - 3263T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
June 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

56th Massachusetts Infantry Medal Identified to Captain James W. Cartwright, c. 1864-65, red-enameled silver 9th corps badge, engraved on the back "Capt. J.W. Cartwright/Wilderness May 6/1st Spottsylvania May 12th/2nd," "18th/North Anna River," "24th/Cold Arbor [sic]," "30th/Siege of Petersburg," with a hanging red, white, and blue ribbon with a "1" affixed, and a hanging minie ball with "56" engraved on the front and "C. Co./1st Brigade 1st Div/9th Corps" engraved on the back, overall ht. 3 3/8 in.

Note: James Cartwright enlisted in Boston on July 8th, 1862, and was mustered out of service on July 12th, 1865.

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Estimate $300-500

Pin on the back is broken but the medal is in overall very good condition.


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James W. Cartwright, J.W. Cartwright, James Cartwright, Military of the United States, Military personnel

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