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Object Name BUTTON
Catalog Number 0985.03.00154a-b
Description Two-piece, brass Lamar mounted Rifles buttons; modified Georgia State Seal with "M" withing top arch, "Rifles" withing pediement and "1861" below columns; backmark: HORSTMANN & ALLIEN / NY"
Dimensions W-0.875 inches
Owned Unknown
Owner Regiment 5th Georgia Cavalry, Co. H
Made Horstmann and Allien
Provenance These buttons were left from a supply imported in 1861 by Colonel C. A. L. Lamar for his Corps of "Mounted Rifles", Co. H, 5th Georgia Cavalry.
People Lamar, C. A. L.