Civil War Military Tag

Title

Civil War Military Tag

Subject

Military dog tags
American Civil War (1861-1865)

Description

This identification tag was worn by Anson Longan, Milton citizen, during the Civil War. The identification tag features the names of the battles that Anson Longan fought in during the war, including the Battle of Gettysburg. His name is listed on the Pennsylvania monument in Gettysburg.

Date

1861-1865

Creator

United States Army

Coverage

Milton, PA

Identifier

Lyon_Bob-Civil War Dog Tag-Side01
Lyon_Bob-Civil War Dog Tag-Side-02
Lyon_Bob-Civil War Dog Tag-Side03

Files

Lyon_Bob-Civil War Dog Tag-Side01.jpg
Lyon_Bob-Civil War Dog Tag-Side02.jpg
Lyon_Bob-Civil War Dog Tag-Side03.jpg

Tags

Citation

United States Army, “Civil War Military Tag,” Pennsylvania History Harvest, accessed September 21, 2017, http://pahistoryharvest.com/items/show/292.