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Buttons

Object Number: 
X.389g-aa
Date: 
1860-1865
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
largest: 1/4 x 3/4 in. ( 0.6 x 1.9 cm )
Description: 
Dome-shaped 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 worn on the uniform coat of the donor's husband, Lucien P. Waters, who served in the Union Army during the Civil War.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mary G. Waters
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group