British military button excavated in Canada
Overall: 1/2 in. ( 1.3 cm )
stamped: (9), on front: "43" (British 43rd Regiment)
Pewter military button; regiment number on front bordered by wreath.
This button was excavated by the Field Exploration Committee in Ontario, Canada along the Niagara River near Fort George, a British fort built in 1795. The regiment was possibly encamped along the river.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.