Ridgeway Civil War Research Center,
A virtual examination of artifacts of the American Civil War

Civil War Buttons

by Harry Ridgeway


BellenotC100, (two part button, coat size, 22mm).
Backmark: "C. BELLENOT. / (star) N. O. (star)", rm letters do not bear serifs, Confederate local produced by C. Bellenot, New Orleans, (BellenotC100).
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-BellenotC100, Reference: Tice, Dating Buttons, page 181, [Plate C-2, 1].

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B5897 Louisiana button, state seal pelican with head to the right on a lined field, southern wartime manufacture, C. Bellenot, (21.7mm)

Reference: Albert LA8A, as corrected, Tice LA249A1.

B5029 Mississippi button, flat star on lined field and "MISSISSIPPI", southern wartime manufacture, C. Bellenot, (22mm)
Reference: Albert MP5, not listed, Tice MP230A2.


This is the "Ridgeway Civil War Research Center", a research tool for educational purposes only, and is provided at no cost to the reader. Some of the relics listed are retained in the author's collection, most reside in other collections and are not owned by the author. None of the items listed in this section are for sale, please refer to relicman.com sales listings for items offered for sale. This is a work in progress, I list items as I get to them, there are many patterns that are not listed yet, this list will be regularly updated as I get pictures and descriptions for more items. I will also correct mistakes, so if you see any please tell me. All items listed are believed to be authentic to the Civil War or as otherwise described. Any excavated relics have been recovered from private property with owners permission. This information is available for research purposes, pictures may be used by permission only.

Most information on this page is from:
Uniform Buttons of the United States 1776 - 1865, by Warren K.Tice.
Dating buttons; A Chronology of Button Types, Makers, Retailers & Their Backmarks, by Warren K. Tice.
Directory of American Military Goods Dealers & Makers, by Bruce S. Bazelon and William F. Guinn.
Record of American Uniform and Historical Buttons, Bicentennial Edition, by Alphaeus H. Albert.
Pictures are generally by the author, unless otherwise indicated
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Ridgeway Civil War Research Center,
A virtual examination of artifacts of the American Civil War
Buttons
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Ridgeway Civil War Research Center,
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Button backmarks.
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