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Object Name BUTTON
Catalog Number 0985.02.00137e-t
Description Brass U.S. General Staff buttons with backmarks: "Extra Quality".
Owned James Patton Anderson
Provenance Buttons from the uniform of Major General James Patton Anderson, worn during the war, and cut from his coat by order of United States Government, 1865 [General Order No. 70, June 9, 1865, which forbade "wearing any insignia of rank, or military or naval service worn by officers or men of the late rebel army."]
People Anderson, James Patton