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Object Name BUTTON
Catalog Number 0985.02.00139a-b
Description Brass Postwar Florida State Seal buttons with backmarks: "WATERBURY BUTTON CO." Part of a collection of seven.
Owned Thomas Costa
Owner Regiment Milton's Florida Light Artillery, Co. A, "J. L. Dunham's Co."
CSS Chattahoochee
Made Waterbury Button Co.
Provenance Confederate buttons used by Thomas Costa, Confederate States Navy.

However, the Florida State Seal depicted on the button was adopted in 1868, and was not in use during the American Civil War. Therefore, the history of these buttons being associated with the war is believed to be erroneous
People Costa, Thomas
Search Terms Confederate States Navy
Subjects Navies