Civil War U.S. Army Button - 1861
Civil War U.S. Army Button - 1861
Civil War U.S. Army Button - 1861
Civil War U.S. Army Button - 1861
Civil War U.S. Army Button - 1861

Civil War U.S. Army Button


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Origin: These genuine US Army uniform buttons were unearthed in Appomattox, Virginia, a region that saw heavy fighting during the American Civil War. The buttons are domed and made of brass, displaying an eagle emblem on the front and the manufacturers mark still visible on the back of many.

Scovill Co. was the main producer of these buttons during the Civil War, and many bear its mark. Waterbury, Connecticut is where many of these buttons were manufactured, and the town's name is often inscribed on the back as well.

Today, these buttons are a rarity from one of America's greatest conflicts. Each measures between 0.5 inches and 1 inch in diameter, and sizes vary. They have been acquired from History Hoard directly from their original finders and verified authentic.

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A photograph of Major General Oliver O. Howard, with similar brass eagle buttons promptly visible on his uniform.

Your order will include:

  • One brass Civil War era button
  • Glass top leather display box
  • Detail card with relevant information about the relic
  • Certificate of Authenticity


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