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Object Name BUTTON
Catalog Number 0985.02.00139c-g
Description Brass Postwar Florida State Seal buttons with backmark, "SCOVILL MFG CO / WATERBURY." Part of a collection of seven.

Dimensions Dia-0.875 inches
Owned Thomas Costa
Owner Regiment Milton's Florida Light Artillery, Co. A, "J. L. Dunham's Co."
CSS Chattahoochee
Made Scoville Manufacturing Company
Provenance Thomas Costa, CSN, wore these buttons on his Confederate uniform.

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 Florida