Incredible 24th Iowa Infantry inscribed Corps Badge Medal.
Early post Civil War, two-part 19th corps badge identified to the 24th Iowa Infantry. The top bar is inscribed, "24th Iowa," and the corps badge includes the following inscription:
"Sept. 18/ 1862/ Vicksburg/ Champion's Hill/ Sabine Roads/ Cedar Creek Winchester/ Port Gibson/ 1865/ July 17."
In very fine condition, measures 1.25" x 2.25."
$495.00 plus shipping
Organized at Muscatine, IA, the 24th Iowa Infantry mustered in for three years of Federal service on September 18, 1862. By the time the regiment mustered out on July 17, 1865, it had lost 9 officers and 119 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, as well as 3 officers and 212 enlisted men to disease.