Original Brass Civil War ID Tag dog tag for Civil War ID tag Solon E Spaulding CO I 5th Reg VT Vols Burlington Vermont Volunteers. The obverse has an American eagle with outstretched wings, and "War of 1861" above, and "United States", below. The 1.125" brass disc is holed at 12 o'clock (obverse). The 5th Vermont Infantry was part of the Army of the Potomac, in the Vermont Brigade of the Sixth Army Corps. It included a total of 1618 soldiers. The regiment was mustered into Federal service on September 16, 1861, at St. Albans, Vermont. The regiment lost during service: 201 men killed and mortally wounded, 4 died from accident, 1 executed, 21 died in Confederate prisons and 112 died from disease; total loss: 339. The regiment mustered out of service on June 29, 1865 See the photos. We very much appreciate your business.
Look at the battles this regiment fought in:
Defense of Washington
Siege of Yorktown
Battle of Williamsburg
Battle of Garnett's and Golding's Farm
Battle of Savage's Station
Battle of Crampton's Gap
Battle of Antietam
Battle of Fredericksburg
Battle of Salem Church
Battle of Gettysburg
Battle of the Wilderness
Battle of Spotsylvania Court House
Battle of Cold Harbor
Battle of Cedar Creek
Third Battle of Petersburg
Battle of Appomattox Court House
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