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79th New York Infantry - Highlanders

Item GAR-6756
Price: $1800.00

Description

79th New York Infantry - Highlanders - group consist of a CDV of Colonel James Cameron and two reunion ribbons/badges.

Badge #1 Commemorates their 50th Anniversary and is dated May 13, 1861-1911. Original pin is attached.

Badge #2 (Shorter badge) is for the 79th Highlanders Veteran Association. Original pin is attached. The badge is inscribed on the reverse:
John H. Tennant
205 W. 13 ST
NYC

John H. Tennant enlisted in the 79th NY Vols on August 28, 1862 as a private. He was promoted to corporal-May 18, 1863, sergeant-January 1, 1864 and to 1st sergeant-December 1, 1864. He was mustered out of service on May 30, 1865 at Alexandria, VA.