Shared Photo: Badge of Amasa Peters, 54th Massachusetts, Company G

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Extraordinary news from South Carolina this week. A metal detectorist found this badge that Civil War soldier Private Amasa Peters lost on this way to the Battle of Honey Hill.

I wanted to share this photo of Amasa Peters with the community. Location: South Carolina. Date: unknown.
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WikiTree profile: Amasa Peters
in Photos by K Raymoure G2G6 Mach 1 (17.5k points)

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Wow!  What a great find!

It's also nice to come across an artifact of someone you have studied on Wikitree.
by Ray Jones G2G6 Pilot (154k points)
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Wow.  That is priceless.  Has it gone to a descendant or a museum?
by Lucy Selvaggio-Diaz G2G6 Pilot (536k points)
+5 votes
yes! very cool.
by Janice Sutherland G2G6 Mach 4 (42.9k points)

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