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Buttons

Object Number: 
INV.11453a-j
Date: 
1860-1865
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
largest: 5/8 in. ( 1.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: back: "SCOVILL MFG. CO./WATERBURY"
Description: 
Brass buttons; stamped on front with eagle grasping branch in one talon, and arrows in other talon, with shield on breast.
Gallery Label: 
These buttons were inside a box sent by the William H. Horstmann Co. to Joseph H. Bradley, a Civil War veteran who was living at the National Soldiers Home in Virginia.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mary Margaret Bradley, 1940
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group