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Fire dept. badge: Asst. F.F.H.F.D. 7, 1862

Object Number: 
INV.10313
Date: 
ca. 1862
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 2 x 3 in. ( 2.5 x 5.1 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Brass shield-shaped badge inscribed "ASSISTANT/ F.F.H.F.D./ 7."
Gallery Label: 
This badge was worn by a member of the Fire Department's 7th Regiment of the New York National Guard at Fort Federal Hall in Baltimore, Maryland during the Civil War.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Major Kenneth C. Miller
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group