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Object Name: Button
Date: 1840-1855
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Medium: Brass
Dimensions: Overall (diam.): 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)
Place made: North America, United States, Attleboro
Description: Brass buttons; stamped with regiment number inside horn on front.
Credit Line: Gift of the New York Caledonian Club
Object Number: 1934.162uuu
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Marks: Stamped on front: "MYM / 1"; back: "R&W ROBINSON / EXTRA RICH"

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This button was formerly owned by the Veterans' Association of the 79th New York Highlanders, a Civil War regiment.