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Buttons

Object Number: 
1934.162aaa-ggg
Date: 
1860-1865
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
largest: 7/8 in. ( 2.2 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: backs: "HORSTMANN & ALLIEN/NY"; fronts: "EXCELSIOR"
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.
Gallery Label: 
These buttons were formerly owned by the Veterans' Association of the 79th New York Highlanders, a Civil War regiment.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the New York Caledonian Club
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group