Silver Engraved Sixth Corps Badge and Identification Tag for William H.H. Ralph, Company C, 6th Vermont Volunteer Infantry, c. 1863, silver sixth corps badge engraved "Co./C./WHH Ralph/6th/VT," with four coins, and an identification badge marked on the obverse "WAR OF 1861/UNITED STATES" with an eagle, and on the reverse "W. H. H. RALPH/CO. C./6TH./REG./VT. VOL./WEST. WINSOR."
Provenance: Purchased from David Taylor in 1993; the collection of Ron Tunison.
Note: Ralph enlisted on October 2, 1861, and was discharged on October 15, 1864. He was wounded twice: May 5, 1864, at the Battle of the Wilderness, and again on September 19, 1864, at the Third Battle of Winchester.
Pin back on the corps badge is missing, but in overall good condition.
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