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Object Name BUTTON
Catalog Number 0985.13.00304
Description Brass Virginia State Seal button with backmark "MITCHELL & TYLER / RICHMOND, VA"
Dimensions Dia-0.875 inches
Owned Philip Mallory Terrill
Owner Regiment 25th Virginia Infantry, Co. G
81st Virginia Militia
Bodyguard - Gen. Richard S. Ewell
12th Virginia Cavalry, Co. B
62nd Virginia Mounted Infantry, Co. A (2nd)
Made Mitchell and Tyler
Event Battle of Cedar Creek / Belle Grove
Provenance The buttons, purse, pen holder, and bullet were the effects found on the body of Lt. Philip Mallory Terrill, of Co. A, 62nd Virginia Infantry and Bath County, Virginia, when he was mortally wounded during the Battle of Cedar Creek, near Manchester (Middletown) in Frederick County, Virginia, on November 12, 1864.
People Terrill, Philip Mallory
Search Terms Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1864
Battle of Cedar Creek / Belle Grove
Subjects Casualties, War
Dead persons
War casualties
Wounded in war
Wounds & injuries