W. VA FOR LIBERTY Civil War Medal
Awarded by the state of West Virginia for Civil War service and officially named on the rim. The FOR LIBERTY top bar indicates the soldier died of wounds or other causes during his service. Named to
Frederick Rodgers, Private, 1st W. Virginia Light Artillery
Private Rodgers' mustered in 30 Mar 1862. Died in hospital at Washington D.C., 01 Dec 1863. Otherwise unresearched as yet.
In original period pencil named box of issue and with original ribbon.