largest: 1 in. ( 2.5 cm )
stamped: (2), front of button: "3 G" (3rd Guards)
stamped: (3), front: "V" (5th Foot, Northumberland Fusiliers, coat button)
stamped: (4), front: "CM GDS" (Coldstream Guards)
stamped: (5), front: "17" (17th Foot, Leicestershire Regiment, coat)
Pewter or brass military buttons; buttons have the number, emblem, or symbol of their regiment on front; one brass button has an anchor and chain; all other buttons are pewter: one has three feathers above its regiment number; several buttons have crowns above their numbers, and many have roped or wreathed border designs.
Gift of the Washington Headquarters Association, Daughters of the American Revolution
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.