280 Dyer Zouaves 1861 Presentation Badge
One-of-a-kind piece, high quality, elaborately engraved silver shield “PRESENTED to the Dyer Zouaves by the YOUNG LADIES of Roxbury 1861”. The Dyer Zouaves were accepted into the 1st Massachusetts Infantry Regiment as Company D on 27 April 1861. Company D Roxbury City Guards, 1st Massachusetts (Volunteer) Militia was accepted in state service at Roxbury District Boston, Suffolk County under the command of Captain J. J. Dyer. The 1st Mass was an early War and battle hardened unit including engagement at Gettysburg on July 2, 1863 during Sickles' push forward. Presented by the Ladies of Roxbury during the turbulent weeks surrounding the outbreak of the War. Shield finely engraved, approximately 2 x 1 ½ inches.
$595 includes shipping/insurance
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