Civil War Relicman,
Winchester, Virginia USA (changed hands 70 times in the Civil War!).
|B4266 Bullet button, Zouave or cadet, round ball, Extra Rich rmdc, (18mm) |
Ref: Albert SU1, Tice, not listed.
|B1080...South Carolina state button or cadet button, palmetto tree with SC, likely Citadel, "EXTRA / (star) RICH (star)" rmdc, (18.3mm) |
Button depicts the South Carolina state seal, the Palmetto tree with "SC", intended for South Carolina troops, this size was most commonly used by Citadel cadets. Backmark: "EXTRA / (star) RICH (star)" rmdc. unknown manufacture, ca 1840s or 1850s, (Extra.821). Two part convex button, vest or cadet coat size. Nondug button.
Reference: Albert SC16, TiceSC248.
|B2293....Tennessee school button, Murfreesboro Military Academy, "EXTRA / (star) RICH (star)" rmdc, (18.1mm) |
Recovered: Smyrna Tennessee by Steve Johnson. Reference: Albert SU247, TiceUS206.