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Button

Object Number: 
INV.6174.6
Date: 
1775-1783
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5/8 in. ( 1.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: front: "USA" (Continental Army button)
Description: 
Pewter button,; stamped emblem on front.
Gallery Label: 
This button was excavated by the Field Exploration Committee at an American Revolutionary War campsite on the Cat Rock Road in Putnam County, NY (Hudson Highlands).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group