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Old 05-21-2019, 08:16 AM
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I was detecting a union camp on a farm which was one a field hospital just outside of Gettysburg. I was popping 3 ringers 3 to 5 inches along with a few newer bullets from hunters. this pendant was 12" down.... was it buried on purpose? there are some on line close to it. the others have a cross in an angle through a crown without Jesus Christ on the cross. and others have the words rotated. I was told masonic lodge .... but higher than the blue lodge. I was told knights of Columbus, I was told they were handed out to soldiers during the Gettysburg Civil war reunion. I cant get a straight answer or any pictures to back up what it is. just not sure of a war relic since it has Latin writing on it.
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Translate.."In this sign thou shalt conquer"

I think Freemasons.

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Old 05-21-2019, 11:20 AM
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Originally Posted by SeabeeRon View post
Translate.."In this sign thou shalt conquer"

I think Freemasons.
we looked at all their pendants on google images , but non were like this one. id be happy to put a date on it. like I said ,,, its like it was buried on purpose. the 3 ringers we pop are 3' under the surface. this was 12' deep. its an old old farm house that was a field hospital. the plaque is still on the house and the field hospital sign is in front of the barn. but I'm not sure its even civil war related?
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Reunion badge. 3rd was Yankee unit. George Custer was a company officer. Parkersburg was official town where mustered up men.

Many cities both sides had reunions and gave badges.

Mine is Camp General John B Gordon Macon, Ga, 1912.. the only year Macon got the Confederate reunion.

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Old 05-21-2019, 02:10 PM
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Originally Posted by dixiedigger57 View post
Reunion badge. 3rd was Yankee unit. George Custer was a company officer. Parkersburg was official town where mustered up men.

Many cities both sides had reunions and gave badges.

Mine is Camp General John B Gordon Macon, Ga, 1912.. the only year Macon got the Confederate reunion.

Nice piece .
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Old 05-21-2019, 02:29 PM
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Originally Posted by dixiedigger57 View post
Reunion badge. 3rd was Yankee unit. George Custer was a company officer. Parkersburg was official town where mustered up men.

Many cities both sides had reunions and gave badges.

Mine is Camp General John B Gordon Macon, Ga, 1912.. the only year Macon got the Confederate reunion.

Nice piece .
we weren't sure with all the latin writing on it. we read that Custers men were in the mason lodge (brother hood). if this is true. Custer fought a mile from where this was found. he fought on rt116..... this was found on rt97.!!!

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