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Button

Button
Title
Button
Date 
1860-1865
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 3/4 in. ( 1.9 cm )
Description 
Brass buttons; stamped on front with eagle grasping branch in one talon, and arrows in other talon, encircled by border of stars, with shield on breast.
Credit Line 
Gift of the New York Caledonian Club
Object Number 
1934.162vvv
Marks 
stamped: back: "EXTRA QUALITY"
Gallery Label 
This button was formerly owned by the Veterans' Association of the 79th New York Highlanders, a Civil War regiment.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group