ENGRAVED GOLD 8TH CORPS BADGE ~ 18th U.S. INFANTRY ~ BAILEY BANKS & BIDDLE
Item #: CWB6195
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SUPER NICE 8TH CORPS BADGE ATTRIBUTED TO MUNROE MCFARLND ~ MADE BY BAILEY, BANKS AND BIDDLE ~ LOOK AMAZING IN HAND, THE PICS REALLY DON'T IT ENOUGH JUSTICE ~ GRADUATED 32nd IN HIS CLASS OF 1884 AT WEST POINT. MADE CAPTAIN IN THE 18th U.S. INFANTRY ON MARCH 26,1899.THIS IS THE SAME MUNROE MCFARLND THAT WENT ON TO BE BRIGADIER GENERAL DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR ~ MORE INFO ON THE INTERNET! ~ EXCELLENT PIECE!
Notice McFarland in the pith helmet!
Activated: September 1917.
Overseas: August 1918.
Major Operations: Meuse-Argonne.
Casualties: Total-1,104 (KIA-195, WIA-909).
Brig. Gen. Charles H. Barth (28 August 1917)
Maj. Gen. Charles J. Bailey (8 October 1917)
Brig. Gen. Charles H. Barth (24 November 1917)
Brig. Gen. G. W. McIver (28 December 1917)
Maj. Gen. Charles J. Bailey (11 March 1918)
Brig. Gen. G. W. McIver (19 May 1918)
Brig. Gen. Munroe McFarland (24 May 1918)
Maj. Gen. Charles J. Bailey (30 May 1918)
Brig. Gen. G. W. McIver (9 June 1918)
Maj. Gen. Charles J. Bailey (3 July 1918).