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Object Name Pin, Lapel
Catalog Number 0985.03.00134
Description The lapel pin is a double-sided lapel button. The front is enameled in green and white with the following inscription, "AZTEC CLUB 1847." The back is unadorned and has no marks. The lapel pin is associated with two medals (0985.3.133 and 0985.3.135).
Dimensions Dia-0.5 inches
Owned George Washington Rains
Owner Regiment Commander, Augusta Gunpowder Works; Commander, Augusta munitions works; Commander, ordnance depots and arsenals in Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina
Provenance George Washington Rains owned the Aztec Club lapel pin. This Aztec Club lapel pin commemorated the United States Army occupation of Mexico City in 1847.
People Rains, George Washington
Search Terms Mexican War (Mexican-American War)