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Union Army Uniforms and Insignia of the Civil War

Officers' Buttons

Ordnance Officer's Button Ordnance Officer's Button
Ordnance Officer's Button Original Ordnance Officer's Button

The design of the Civil War period ordnance officers' button was adopted in 1851. Pre-1851 variations are occasionally recovered from Civil War sites. The backmark on the original button is "Waterbury Button Co."

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