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Buttons

Object Number: 
INV.6314c-g
Date: 
1900-1950
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
largest: 3/4 in. ( 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: c) front: "GAR" (Grand Army of the Republic); back: "BUTTON CO./WATERBURY" stamped: d) back: "SCOVILL MFG. CO./WATERBURY"; front: "SOV" (Sons of Veterans) stamped: e)front: "SV" (Sons of Veterans); back: "HORSTMANN BROS. & CO./PHIL." stamped:
Description: 
Dome-shaped brass buttons.
Gallery Label: 
These buttons were given by the donor on behalf of his uncle, Vincent F. Hartmann of the 38th U.S. Infantry, who died of wounds sustained in battle on April 6, 1945.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Philip H. Sheridan
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group