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Identification discs of Union soldiers in the Civil War

a complete classification guide and illustrated history
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United States. -- Army -- Equipment -- Handbooks, manuals, etc, United States. -- Army -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Miscellanea, Medals -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc, Badges -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc, Soldiers -- United States -- Identification -- Handbooks, manuals, etc, Dead -- Identification -- Handbooks, manuals, etc, Soldiers -- United States -- Identification -- History -- 19th century -- Miscellanea, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Equipment and supplies -- Handbooks, manuals, etc, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Miscel
StatementLarry B. Maier and Joseph W. Stahl ; foreword by Edwin C. Bearss.
GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc., Miscellanea.
ContributionsStahl, Joseph W., 1946-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE491 .M13 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16900014M
ISBN 139780786433100
LC Control Number2008023126

Identification Discs of Union Soldiers in the Civil War delivers exactly what it promises: It establishes a classification guide for Union-used identification discs and provides a background to the eventual adoption of personal "dog tags."/5(5). In Identification Discs of Union Soldiers in the Civil War: A Complete Classification Guide and Illustrated History, historians Larry B.

Maier and Joseph W. Stahl have compiled their findings from examining roughly examples to illustrate the 49 basic styles and provide a guide to those commonly used in some Union regiments. In addition to helping the collector identify his disc, the book. Identification Discs of Union Soldiers in the Civil War: A Complete Classification Guide and Illustrated History by Larry B.

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Stahl. This page, hard-bound volume is both a guide to this somewhat neglected series, and also provides an illustrated history of the genre. Identification Discs of Union Soldiers in the Civil War: A Complete Classification Guide and Illustrated History by Larry B.

Maier, Joseph W. Stahl Larry B. Maier | Read ReviewsPrice: $ Identification Discs of Union Soldiers in the Civil War delivers exactly what it promises: It establishes a classification guide for Union-used identification discs and provides a background to the eventual adoption of personal "dog tags."/5.

Identification Discs of Union Soldiers in the Civil War. A Complete Classification Guide and Illustrated History $ Only 4 left in stock. Surprisingly, yes they did, and they are referred to today as “identification discs”.

In Identification Discs of Union Soldiers in the Civil War: A Complete Classification Guide and Illustrated History, authors Larry Maier and Joseph Stahl set out to define what an identification disc is. Authentic Civil War ID tags are considered to be very rare and valuable.

During the American Civil War (), only 58% of soldiers killed in action were positively identified. Soldiers worried that if they were killed, their families would never know what happened to them, other than that they were missing in.

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. Identification Discs of Union Soldiers in the Civil War: A Complete Classification Guide and Illustrated History will appeal mainly to relic collectors, and obviously identification disc collectors in particular.

The authors do an excellent job collecting as much information as possible on these discs, and they supplement the text with a wonderful array of illustrations.

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American Civil War Identification Discs (Dog Tags), and other Excellent Personal Items you will not find anywhere else. Large Size Identification Disc - War of Eagle. Price $ Quick View. Eagle Pin/I.D.

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[Larry B Maier; Joseph W Stahl] -- 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. notes on identification discs of union soldiers in the civil war In our September 7, issue, Steve M.

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chattanooga,chickamauga,lookout mtn. civil war broadsides / documents / covers / stationary. Quite a few Union identity disks have survived to the present, a large number having been found by relic hunters on Civil War battlefields and camps.

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Identification (ID) tags–like the so-called "dog tags" of later wars–were never officially issued by armies of either side in the American Civil War t tags, soldiers killed in combat were difficult to identify and notification of family was difficult.

WAR OF I. DISC This is a super repro of an original Civil War I.D. Disc. The precursor to the dog tag. They were privately purchased from sutlers. The back side of the disk is blank so that you can inscribe your name, regiment, and company on it, (God forbid, just in case the worst should happen).

We need to know where to ship the body. The Union Army used 4 main strategies during the civil war, and these strategies had varying results. The first strategy was to invade the Confederacy and destroy its will to resist.

The Union did this by invading the South and wreaking havoc by racking up high numbers of Southern soldier casualties and destroying major Southern Towns and cities. The soldier in our Civil war: a pictorial history of the conflict,illustrating the valor of the soldier as displayed on the battle-field.

From sketches drawn by Forbes, Waud, Taylor, Hillen, Becker, Lovie, Schell, Crane and numerous other eye-witnesses to the strife and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The price is $5 + $1 shipping, signed upon request. This web page describes and pictures a Union soldier's ID disc: Full Story The most famous Confederate ID coin is probably the double eagle good-luck piece of Lt.

George E. Dixon, commander of the Confederate submarine H. Hunley, which we discussed a great deal in earlier E-Sylum issues.

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Armies and Soldiers Genealogy General Government Documents Guides to Records in the National Archives Laws Maps Military Operations Personal Papers and Other Archival Collections The list below is highly selective.

Search the Library's Online Public Access Catalog to find holdings of general books on the Civil War era, including military histories, bibliographies, and guides. As an iconic symbol of the American GI, the dog tag has gained considerable cultural recognition.

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Civil War Letters and Diaries Contemporary accounts of the American Civil War by ordinary Americans on both sides of the conflict. Soldiers and civilians, whites and blacks, women and men. According to Civil War historical records, over troops camped along that creek. These bullets were likely dropped by civil war soldiers that were there camping and preparing to march to battle further south.

I feel lucky to have found them both. It is more than possible that I was the first person to hold them in over years. Two men who have had several of these dog tags pass through their hands over the years, have written a great book on the subject.

Larry B. Maier and Joseph W. Stahl collaborated on Identification Discs of Union Soldiers in the Civil War: A Complete Classification Guide .The differences in this book are clear and stark, such as Mitchell's discussion of an abolitionist who was preaching abolition in a Union camp, he was "accidentally" shot by a disgruntled Union soldier.

Most Union soldiers believed they were joining a war to preserve the Union, not to defend African American slaves or end by:   Identification Discs Of Union Soldiers In The Civil War: Joseph W. Stahl: Octo Joseph W. Stahl, author of 'Identification Discs Of Union Soldiers In The Civil War: A Complete Classification Guide and Illustrated History.' This Episode is available in 3 segments.

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