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Re: ID helmet plate, circa 1870s

Todd, Volume 2 State Forces, says that Connecticut had only 8 militia regiments from 1851-1872 and these were reduced to 4 in 1872. Since your fellow has a "10" on his shako, that would push the identification to Massachusetts.

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