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Object Name BUTTON
Catalog Number 0985.02.00138b
Description Cuff size navy button with fouled anchor on lined field withing oval, rope border; backmark "G & Cie / PARIS."
Material Metal/Brass
Dimensions Dia-0.5 inches
Owned Leo Vogel
Owner Regiment blockade runner Theodora
Made G. and Cie. [Gourdin & Co.], Paris, France
Event Trent Affair
Provenance Purser Leo Vogel wore this button when he served aboard the blockade runner Theodora at the time she ran the blockade from Charleston with the Hon. Messrs. James Mason and John Slidell aboard.
People Vogel, Leo R.
Slidell, John
Mason, James Murray
Search Terms Confederate States Navy
Trent Affair
Subjects Blockade running
Blockades
International relations
Diplomacy
Diplomats
Political prisoners
navies