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Civil War Folk Art Carved Bone ID Pendant of Captain J.A. Graham, 13th Pennsylvania Cavalry. Very similar to walking horse Cavalry ID pins usually made of silver.

Folk art carved bone pendant, approx 1 x 1.5 in., featuring the figure of a horse and carved and painted text, Capt. J.A. Graham / Comp'y F / 13th Reg. Pa. Cav'y.

A resident of Cumberland County, Jacob A. Graham was commissioned a first lieutenant of Co. F, 13th Pennsylvania Cavalry, on September 2, 1862, was made the company's captain on the first anniversary of his service, and was discharged August 10, 1864. The 13th served almost entirely in Virginia, guarding railroad lines for much of their first year then taking part in some of the battles of the Overland Campaign, with their most remarkable service coming at The Wilderness and Cold Harbor.

Provenance: Estate of Norm Flayderman

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