Rare GOLDSBORO RIFLES North Carolina officers cuff button. Probably dug near here at New Bern or Fort Macon where these guys were fighting at the start of the war.
Loop is missing from back, you can make out some of the letters of North Carolina. 27th Infantry Regiment was formed at New Bern, North Carolina, in June, 1861, as the 9th Regiment. Reorganized in September as the 17th, its designation was later changed to the 27th. Men of this unit were recruited in Orange, Guilford, Wayne, Pitt, Lenoir, Perquimans, and Jones counties. It was assigned to General R.
Walker's, and Cooke's Brigade. The 27th saw action in the Seven Days' Battles and at. During the spring and summer of 1863 it served in North Carolina, South Carolina, and in the Richmond area. The unit continued the fight at Bristoe, The. And later endured the hardships of the.
Siege south of the James River. It ended the war at. It had 6 wounded at. Lost sixty-three percent of the 325 engaged at Sharpsburg, and had 2 killed and 13 wounded at Fredericksburg.Seventy percent of the 416 at Bristoe were disabled, and when the regiment surrendered, it had 9 officers and 103 men. The field officers were Colonels John R. Singeltary, John Sloan, and George F. Webb; and Major Calvin Herring.
The item "RARE CONFEDERATE GOLDSBORO RIFLES North Carolina Officers cuff civil war button" is in sale since Tuesday, February 16, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Buttons". The seller is "kywi92" and is located in Jacksonville, North Carolina.
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