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Object Name BUTTON
Catalog Number 0985.03.00179
Description U.S. Eagle "R" button with backmark "HORSTMANN & ALLIEN / NEW YORK."; shank missing
Material Metal/Brass
Dimensions Dia-0.75 inches
Owned Willis Cox Holt
Owner Regiment 10th Georgia Infantry, Co. C
Made Horstmann and Allien
Event Battle of Cedar Creek / Belle Grove
Provenance Col. Willis Cox Holt wore this button on his Confederate uniform; he wore it the day he was mortally wounded in action at Cedar Creek on October 19, 1864.
People Holt, Willis Cox
Search Terms Battle of Cedar Creek / Belle Grove
Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1864
Subjects Casualties, War
Dead persons
War casualties
Wounded in war
Wounds & injuries