US EAGLE “I” CUFF BUTTON RECOVERED IN 2ND CORPS CAMP IN TANEYTOWN, MARYLAND-GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN

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Item Code: 2020-981

On June 30, 1863 during its approach march to Gettysburg, the Union 2nd Corps camped at Taneytown, Maryland. Over the years this camp has yielded many relics including the button offered here.

Two-piece button in good condition with much of the original gilt remaining. However, the face does have a severe push off to one side. There are no cracks or dents. Eagle with breast shield bearing the letter “I” is clearly visible.

Reverse has a bent shank with some thread still attached but there is no back mark.  [ad]

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