45th Pennsylvania Infantry Veterans’ Badge
A circa 1900 stickpin style silver badge from a Pennsylvania Civil War veteran. The badge is impressed
CO. E. 45 PA.
G.O. W. B.
It is no doubt as worn by George Washington Black born in 1843 in Blair County PA. He enlisted, age 24, on 2/23/1864 at Hollidaysburg, PA as a Private in "E" Co. PA 45th Infantry. Black mustered out on 7/17/1865 at Alexandria, VA and died in 1913 and buried in Royer Mt, Williamsburg, PA