Identification Discs of Union Soldiers in the Civil War: A Complete Classification Guide and Illustrated History

Identification Discs of Union Soldiers in the Civil War: A Complete Classification Guide and Illustrated History

By: Larry B. Maier (author), Joseph W. Stahl (author)Paperback

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As an iconic symbol of the American GI, the dog tag has gained considerable cultural recognition. This book returns to the origins of the dog tag with an in-depth look at all 49 styles of Civil War era Union identification discs, including detailed photographs and histories for individual discs as well as a general history of the origin and production of identification discs. This work also provides a general guide to the authentication of identification discs for use by collectors.

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About Author

Attorney and civil war lecturer Larry B. Maier lives in Ephrata, Pennsylvania. Joseph W. Stahl is a retired researcher for the Institute for Defense Analyses. His articles have appeared in the Gettysburg Magazine, Civil War Historian and other publications. He lives in Keedysville, Maryland.

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/09/2010
  • ISBN13: 9780786461066
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 221
  • ID: 9780786461066
  • weight: 399
  • ISBN10: 0786461063

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