British military buttons (27) excavated at a Revolutionary War camp
largest: 1 in. ( 2.5 cm )
Pewter military buttons; solid pewter buttons with the number, emblem, or symbol of their regiment on front; many have roped border designs and one has a crown above its regiment number.
Gift of the Washington Headquarters Association, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1947
stamped: (4-26), on face of button: "57" (57th British Regiment; many of these buttons have roped border designs)
stamped: (27), face: "10" (10th British Regiment)
stamped: (28), face: "RP" (Royal Provincials; British crown above number)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.