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IDENTIFIED BOOKLET: PRIVATE GEO. BACON, 7TH NJ INF.

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IDENTIFIED BOOKLET, FRONT PAGE INSCRIBED: "GEO. B. BACON, ORANGE VALLEY, NJ, FROM J. P. T.". PRIVATE GEORGE BACON ENLISTED 11/15/61 WITH THE 7TH NJ INFANTRY, CO. F. HE DESERTED ON 11/01/62, AND RETURNED TO HIS REGIMENT ON 04/01/63. HE THEN DESERTED ONCE AGAIN ON 05/17/65. THE 7TH NJ WAS VERY ACTIVE SEEING ACTION AT BULL RUN, FREDERICKSBURG, GETTYSBURG, CHANCELLORSVILLE, TO MENTION A FEW. BOOKLET: "THE SERGEANT'S MEMORIAL BY HIS FATHER", NEW YORK, 1863. TYPICAL POCKET SIZED BOOKLET, DISTRIBUTED TO THE TROOPS BY THE CHAPLAINS. BOOKLET IS GOOD OVERALL, WITH WEAR AT SPINE, ALTHOUGH HOLDING. CHIP AT BOTTOM RIGHT OF COVER MISSING. NICE STEEL-ENGRAVING OF SERGEANT JOHN HANSON THOMPSON, 106TH NEW YORK STATE VOLUNTEERS 80 PAGES. 3 1/2" X 5". I HAVE SOME INFO ON PRIVATE BACON AND THE 7TH.