Dug New Jersey Civil War identification shield. It is inscribed Chas Clemens - Co. This id shield was dug in the 1970's in Columbus, Kentucky.
It is brass with a brown patina. It measures 1 1/8" by 1 1/16" in size. Charles Clemens enlisted on August 26th 1863 and served until July 8th 1865 when he died of apoplexy. The 34th NJ regiment saw action in Columbus, Ky and this is when Charles would have lost his id shield. After action in Kentucky the 34th were at Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely.
New Jersey id shields are hard relics to find. The pictures are accurate as to its condition. Please look at my other auctions.
Including: Bottles, & Civil War: Union & Confederate, Pre Civil War, Indian War, Organization, Military & Uniform button listings. The item "Dug Chas Clemens Co. Civil War Identification Shield" is in sale since Friday, March 22, 2019.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Medals, Pins & Ribbons". The seller is "keemakoo" and is located in Middletown, New Jersey.This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Panama, Jamaica, Uruguay, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Paraguay, Canada, South africa, Colombia, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman islands, Maldives, Oman, Reunion, Sri lanka.