Fire dept. badge: Asst. F.F.H.F.D. 7, 1862
Overall: 1 x 2 x 3 in. ( 2.5 x 5.1 x 7.6 cm )
Brass shield-shaped badge inscribed "ASSISTANT/ F.F.H.F.D./ 7."
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.
Gift of Major Kenneth C. Miller
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