largest: 1 in. ( 2.5 cm )
stamped: (15-21), front of button: "USA" (Continental Army)
stamped: (22-24), front: "MASSA. /2/REG." (2nd Massachusetts Regiment)
stamped: (25-26), front: "MASS. /3" (3rd Massachusetts Regiment)
stamped: (27), front: "MASSA. /IV/REG." (4th Massachuset
Pewter, brass, or silver buttons and sleeve-links; pewter military buttons have the number, symbol, or emblem of their regiment on front: two buttons have crossed swords below their regiment number, two have a pair of flags and a drum below their number, and one has a skull and crossbones below its number; three other military buttons have floral designs, but no numbers; brass sleeve-links: one pair is oval-shaped and the other is octagon-shaped; both have floral designs; other buttons: one large pewter button has a small circle of engraved lines in the center; a brass button is decorated with a floral design; another is silver-plated.
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