Federal Civil War Buttons

Updated March 7, 2019

Order

(304) 886-8200

acwrelics@gmail.com

References Used:

Record of American Uniform and Historical Buttons (Bicentennial Edition) by Alphaeus S. Albert

Uniform Button of the United States 1776-1865 by Warren K. Tice

Insignia of Independence: Military Buttons, Accoutrement Plates, & Gorgets of the American Revolution by Don Troiani and James L. Kochan

Home

New Items

Buckles & Plates

Accoutrements

Buttons

Artillery

Antietam Relics

Bullets & Cartridges

Insignia

Excavated Items

Non-Excavated Items

Currency

Firearms

Swords & Blades

Images

Indian War

World War I

World War II

Matted Riker Inserts

Civil War Gift Sets

Order

Consignments

Links

 

 

Artillery

Z1364     Federal Eagle "A" Artillery Overcoat Button

Description: Nicely gilted artillery button. Stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "D. EVANS & CO. / (star) ATTLEBORO MASS (star)" dm inner ring of slashes

Measures: 23.02 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert AY78 / 79, Tice AY215A11

Price: $75.00

Z1369     Federal Eagle "A" Artillery Button

Description:  Nicely gilted cuff button with a stand up shank!

Backmark: "D. EVANS & CO / (star) EXTRA (star)" dm inner solid ring

Measures: 15.06 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's AY78/79, Tice AY215A14

Price: $25.00

Z2618     Two-Piece Convex Federal Artillery Coat Button

Description: Nice button with a scarcer backmark and the stand up shank is intact.

Backmark: "(graphic) W.H. HORSTMANN & SONS (graphic) / PHI" rmdc with gridded channel

Measures: 20.69 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert AY78-79, Tice AY215A33

Price: $60.00

   

Cavalry

Z2765     Two-Piece Convex Federal Eagle "C" Cavalry Coat Button

Description: Excellent button with plenty of gilt and the stand up shank is intact.

Backmark: "*SCOVILL MF'G CO.* / WATERBURY" rmdc in a stippled channel

Measures: 22.51 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert CV1, Tice CV215

Price: $60.00

Z2040     Federal Eagle "C" Cavalry Coat Button

Description: Excavated Cavalry coat button. This one is missing the shank and there is a small hole on the back.

Backmark: "*GODDARD & BRO* EXTRA" dm

Measures: 20.52 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's CV1, Tice CV215A11

Price: $55.00

Z2764      Two-Piece Convex Federal Eagle "C" Cavalry Coat Button

Description: Excellent cavalry button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "HORSTMANN'S / NY. & PHI."

Measures: 20.67 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert CV1, Tice CV215A17

Price: $60.00

Z2626     Two-Piece Convex Federal Eagle "C" Cavalry Cuff Button

Description: Nice excavated cavalry cuff button. The front still has plenty of gilt and the stand up shank is intact.

Backmark: "(dot) SCOVILLS & CO (dot) / EXTRA" dm with an inner solid ring.

Measures: 14.38 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert CV1, Tice CV215A35

Price: $45.00

Z1180     Federal Eagle "C" Cavalry Coat Button

Description: Here is a very nice excavated eagle Cavalry button. This one still has a good bit of gold left in the right places. The stand up shank is intact and there is still a bit of thread left. There are no dents, cracks, or pushes on this example.

Backmark: "SCOVILL MF'G CO. / (dot) WATERBURY. (dot) " dm between rings of dots

Measures: 20.62mm

Recovered: Petersburg, Va.

Reference: Albert CV1

Price: $90.00

Dragoons

Z2589     One-Piece Convex Federal Eagle "D" Dragoon Cuff Button

Description: Nice cuff size button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: ".SCOVILLS. / .*.*.*." dm with inner ring of dots.

Measures: 13.73 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert DR3, Tice DR206AS9

Price: $30.00

Z1450     Federal Eagle "D" Dragoon Cuff Button

Description: Very nice cuff or sleeve button with gilt. The stand up shank is intact.

Backmark: "HORSTMAN & CO. / .NY" Two interior rings with lines, dm.

Measures: 16mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's DR4, Tice DR215A7

Price: $65.00

Z1452     Federal Eagle "D" Dragoon Overcoat Button

Description: Excellent large size Dragoon button for the overcoat. This one has the stand up shank intact without any pushes, dents, or cracks.

Backmark: "W.G. MINTZER. / PHILd.." between outer solid ring and inner ring of dots, dm

Measures: 22.34mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference:  Albert's DR4, Tice DR215A20

Price: $125.00

   

Engineers

Z2755     Two-Piece Convex Engineers "ESSAYONS" Coat Button

Description: Nice button with gilt highlighting all of the right areas with a darkened patina. The stand up shank is intact.

Backmark: "(dot) "SCOVILL MF'G CO, (dot) / WATERBURY" dm between circles of dots.

Measures: 22.79 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert EG6, Tice EG215A2

Price: $130.00

Z2760     Two-Piece Convex Engineers "ESSAYONS" Coat Button

Description: Sharp crisp button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "SCOVILL MF'G.CO / WATERBUY" dm with two shields

Measures: 23.13 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert EG6, Tice EG215D1

Price: $100.00

Z2756     Two-Piece Convex Engineers "ESSAYONS" Cuff Button

Description: Excellent button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "ROBINSONS / .EXTRA." dm

Measures: 13.84 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert EG6, Tice EG215ES1

Price: $60.00

Z2761     Two-Piece Convex Engineers "ESSAYONS" Coat Button

Description: Excellent button retaining quite a bit of gilt. The stand up shank is intact although slightly bent.

Backmark: "*SCHUYLER HARTLEY & GRAHAM* / N.Y." dm with an inner ring of vertical dashes

Measures: 22.94 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert EG6, Tice EG215I1

Price: $150.00

Z2757     Two-Piece Convex Engineers "ESSAYONS" Coat Button

Description: Excellent button with plenty of gilt and the stand up shank is intact.

Backmark: "HORSTMANN & ALLIEN / NY." dm with an inner circle of rays

Measures: 22.87 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert EG6, Tice EG215M1

Price: $150.00

Z2758     Two-Piece Convex Engineers "ESSAYONS" Cuff Button

Description: Choice button with plenty of gilt and the stand up shank is intact.

Backmark: "W.H. HORSTMANN & SONS / PHI" dm

Measures: 14.67 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert EG6, Tice EG215MS1

Price: $50.00

Z2762     Two-Piece Convex Engineers "ESSAYONS" Cuff Button

Description: Nice variant with plenty of gilt on the face and the stand up shank intact. There is some wear to the left side edges with a rich patina showing use.

Backmark: "SCOVILLS & CO **" rmdc

Measures: 15.03 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert EG6, Tice EG215 Unlisted Variant

Price: $80.00

   

Infantry (General Service)

Z2133     Two-Piece Gilted General Service Eagle Button

Description:  Nicely gilted button with the stand up shank intact. This backmark was used during and after the war and is considered transitional.

Backmark: "D. EVANS & CO. / (star) ATTLEBORO MASS (star)" dm with inner ring of slashes

Measures: 23 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's GI94A, Tice GEN215A1

Price: $35.00

Z2099     Federal General Service Eagle Button

Description:  Nice button with a crisp backmark and stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "WM. LANG. / BOSTON. MASS" dm

Measures: 19.47 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's GI94A, Tice GEN215A20

Price: $40.00 SOLD

Z2155     Two-Piece Gilted General Service Eagle Button

Description: Nice button with the stand up shank intact and gilt remaining around the eagle.

Backmark: "(dot)SCOVILL MFG CO(dot) / WATERBURY" rmdc.

Measures: 20.17 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's GI94A, Tice GEN215A30

Price: $25.00

Z1178     Civil War General Service Eagle Coat Button

Description: Very nice non dug eagle button. This one still has the shank intact although it's slightly bent.

Backmark: "SCOVILL MFG CO / (dot) WATERBURY (dot)" rmdc

Measures: 20mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's GI94A, Tice GEN215A30

Price: $20.00 SOLD

Z2383     Two-Piece Low-Convex General Service Eagle Coat Button

Description: Nice button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "SCOVILL MFG CO / . WATERBURY."

Measures: 19.81 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's GI94A, Tice GEN215A30

Price: $20.00

Z2688     Two-Piece Convex General Service Eagle Coat Button

Description: Nice button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: ".SCOVILL MFG CO. / WATURBURY" rmdc

Measures: 19.84 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert GI94A, Tice GEN215A30/31

Price: $12.00 SOLD

Z2249     Two-Piece Low Convex General Service Eagle Button

Description: Nice button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "WATERBURY BUTTON CO. *" rmdc in mottled channel

Measures: 19.74 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's GI94A, Tice GEN215A44

Price: $20.00

Z2545     Two-Piece Low Convex General Service Eagle Button

Description: Nice button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "WATERBURY BUTTON CO. *" rmdc in mottled channel

Measures: 19.75 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's GI94A, Tice GEN215A44

Price: $20.00

Z2686     Two-Piece Convex General Service Eagle Coat Button

Description: Nice button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "WATERBURY BUTTON CO **" rmdc

Measures: 19.64 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert GI94A, Tice GEN215A46

Price: $12.00 SOLD

Z2693    Two-Piece Low Convex General Service Eagle Button

Description: Nice coat button with a slightly bent shank.

Backmark: " * EXTRA * / QUALITY" dm

Measures: 19.26 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert GI94A  Tice GEN215A48

Price: $15.00

Z2224     Two-Piece Low Convex General Service Eagle Button

Description: Nice eagle button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "*EXTRA* / QUALITY" dm

Measures: 19.39 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's GI94A, Tice GEN215A48

Price: $20.00

Z2687     Two-Piece Convex General Service Eagle Coat Button

Description: Nice button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "*SUPERIOR* / QUALITY"

Measures: 21.14 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert GI94A, Tice GEN215A54V

Price: $15.00

Z2685     Two-Piece Convex Federal General Service Vest Button

Description: Nice general service eagle button with gilt. The stand up shank is intact.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 16.18 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert GI94A, Tice GEN215A56

Price: $15.00

Z2684     Two-Piece Convex Federal General Service Vest Button

Description: Nice general service eagle button with gilt. The stand up shank is intact.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 16.13 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert GI94A, Tice GEN215A56

Price: $15.00

Z2683     Two-Piece Convex Federal General Service Vest Button

Description: Nice general service eagle button with gilt. The shank is intact on this example but slightly bent.

Backmark: Blank

Measures: 16.11 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert GI94A, Tice GEN215A56

Price: $15.00

Z1875     Two-Piece Convex Excavated General Service Eagle Coat Button

Description: Here is a very nice excavated general service eagle coat button with the scarce backmark of Steele/Johnson. The stand up shank is intact and the face is loaded with gilt!

Backmark: "*STEELE* / JOHNSON

Measures: 20.91 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI94A, Tice GEN215V

Price: $95.00

Z2372     Two-Piece Low Convex General Service Eagle Button

Description: Nice excavated eagle coat button. The shank is slightly pushed to one side.

Backmark: "***EXTRA*** / QUALITY" dm with inner and outer ring of dots.

Measures: 20.05 mm

Recovered: Unknown

Reference: Albert's GI94A, Tice GEN215A. Unlisted

Price: $15.00 SOLD

Z2620     Federal General Service Poncho Hook (Patented November 1862)

Description: Nice non excavated poncho hook. You can read 1862 on the back. One of the iron arms flexes freely.

Backmark: "PAT NOV 1862"

Measures: 18.70 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $45.00

Z2147   Three-Piece High Convex General Staff Coat Button

Description:  Excellent button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: W. G. MINTZER. / ('') PHILD. ('')" dm between two rings of dots

Measures: 22.04 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's GS Unlisted, Tice ??

Price: $45.00

Z2329     Three-Piece High-Convex Federal General Staff Coat Button

Description: Excellent button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "EXTRA / QUALITY" dm with floral design between two rings of dots.

Measures: 22.60 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's GS, Tice GS226A25

Price: $40.00

Z2544     Two-Piece Federal Infantry Cuff Button

Description: Nice button manufactured by Steele & Johnson for Horstmann. This one has a very small push between the head and the left wing.

Backmark: "(dot) HORTMANN (dot) / NEW YORK" dm with inner solid ring

Measures: 15.85 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert GI85,GI88, Tice GI215A26

Price: $15.00

Z2617     Two-Piece Convex Federal Infantry Coat Button

Description: Nice large button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "W.G. MINTZER. PHILd.." dm with outer solid ring and dotted inner ring

Measures: 22.33 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert GI85/88, Tice GI215A57

Price: $35.00

Z2637     Two-Piece Convex Federal Infantry Coat Button

Description: Nice early button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "STEELE * / & JOHNSON" rmdc

Measures: 20.81 mm

Recovered: Non Excvated

Reference: Albert GI85/88, Tice GI215A92

Price: $35.00

   

Marines / Revenue Cutter

Z2196     Two-Piece Convex Revenue Marine / Revenue Cutter Service Button 1850's

Description:  Nice button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "R&W.ROBINSON / *EXTRA*" dm with two solid inner rings

Measures: 17.62 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference:  Albert's FD4, Tice RM209 Unlisted Size

Price: $140.00

Z2770     Two-Piece Low Convex Revenue Marine / Revenue Cutter Service Coat Button

Description: Nice button with a slightly pushed back.

Backmark: "*R&W. ROBINSON* / EXTRA RICH" dm with a solid inner ring.

Measures: 23.10 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert FD4, Tice RM209A1

Price: $160.00

Z1342     Federal Marine Button

Description: Nice early button with a very slight push to the face. This one is missing the shank.

Backmark: "(dot) SCOVILL (dot) MG (dot) CO (dot) / SUPERFINE" rmdc

Measures: 20.35mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert MC9, Tice MC215A4.

Price: $95.00

   

Navy

Z2077     Federal Hard Rubber United States Navy Button

Description: Very nice example of hard rubber Navy button. This example is slightly concave in design and has a variant backmark with the stars.

Backmark: "NOVELTY RUBBER CO. / *NEW YORK.* / GOODYEAR'S PATENT. / 1849-1851."

Measures: 34.93 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's NA137, Tice NA244V

Price: $95.00 SOLD

Z2183     Two-Piece Convex Navy Coat Button

Description: Excellent dug button loaded with gilt and the stand up shank is intact.

Backmark: "YOUNG.SMTIH&CO / -NEWYORK-" dm between rings of dots.

Measures: 21.73 mm

Recovered: Uknown

Reference: Albert's NA106, Tice NA212AV

Price: $85.00

Z1362     Federal Navy Button, Eagle Over Upright Anchor 1840's-1850's

Description: Very nice Navy button with plenty of gilt and a very nice shank and backmark.

Backmark: "GILT *(dot)*(dot)*(dot)*(dot)*(dot)*(dot)* rm, outer solid ring.

Measures: 13.84 mm

Recovered: Albert NA106, Tice NA212AM12

Price: $45.00

Z2161     Two-Piece Convex Navy Vest Button

Description: Nice button with the stand up shank intact.

Backmark: "SCOVILL.MFG.CO. .O." rmdc

Measures: 16.62 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's NA112, Tice 227ASV

Price: $30.00

Z1363     Federal Naval Button, Eagle Over Horizontal Anchor, Fluke Behind Wing

Description: Nice button with a stand up shank.

Backmark: "SCOVILL MF'G CO. / (star) WATERBURY (star) " dm between two solid rings

Measures: 22.98 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert NA112, Tice NA227A27V

Price: $50.00

Z1385     Federal Navy Vest Button, Eagle Over Horizontal Anchor, Fluke Behind Wing

Description: Excellent button with a stand up shank and no pushes.

Backmark: "SCOVILL. MFG. CO. / (star) Waterbury. (star)" dm no rings

Measures: 18.16 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert NA112, Tice NA227AS&AMV

Price: $25.00

Z1367     Federal Navy Vest Button, Eagle Over Horizontal Anchor, Fluke Behind Wing

Description: Excellent button with a stand up shank and no pushes.

Backmark: "SCOVILL. MFG. CO. / (star) Waterbury. (star)" dm no rings

Measures: 18.18 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert NA112, Tice NA227AS&AMV

Price: $25.00

   

Ordnance Department

   
   

Political / Campaign

   
   

Riflemen / Sharpshooters

Z2799     Two-Piece Convex Riflemen's Coat Button

Description: Nice example with detail. The stand up shank is intact.

Backmark: "W.G.MINTZER * / PHILD" rmdc

Measures: 20.85 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert RF19D, Tice RF212/215A28

Price: $90.00

Z2118     Goodyear Hard Rubber U.S. Sharpshooter's Coat Button

Description: Excellent hard rubber button. These buttons were used by Berdan's Sharpshooter's.

Backmark: "N (dot) R (dot) Co. / GOODYEAR'S P=T.1851." rm

Measures: 20.07 mm

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Albert's GI95A, Tice SS215A1

Price: $325.00

   

U.S. Official / Diplomatic

   
   

 

 

 

Order Return To Top Home