US INFANTRY “I” OFFICER’S JACKET BUTTON RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAY’S BATTLEFIELD AT GETTYSBURG

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Item Code: 286-1027

Recovered in the Country Club parking lot next to Willoughby Run by local resident and relic hunter Ed Miller. Edward or “Ed” Miller of Gettysburg was a very avid relic hunter in and around Gettysburg, amassing a large local relic collection of artifacts. Known to many local people in the collection community, his collection has been featured in many books about collecting. Ed’s interest in relic hunting became his brother Ron’s passion, and he also amassed a large Gettysburg collection. He hunted mainly on the First Day’s battlefield, west of town where he lived.

Face of button retains traces of the gilt finish; complete with shank. Backmark “EXTRA QUALITY”. [ws] [ph:L]

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