American military buttons (5) excavated at Fort Haldimand
largest: 3/4 in. ( 1.9 cm )
Lead military buttons excavated at Fort Haldimand; disks; three have the emblem of their corps on front; two of the buttons are inscribed in foliate script, and have a small star enclosed by a circle border below the inscription.
stamped: (71), on front: "US" (General service button, used by militia and U.S. Army soldiers during the War of 1812)
stamped: (72-3), on front: "I" (foliate script; General service button, adopted 1812 and used by militia and U.S. Army soldiers during the War of 1812)
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