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

Civil War Buttons

by Harry Ridgeway


George Floyd, Philadelphia, operating in the 1840's.
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-FloydGeorge

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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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George Floyd, Philadelphia, operating in the 1840's.



FloydGeorge100, (22mm)
Backmark: "G. FLOYD & CO / (dot) (graphic) (dot) SUPERFINE (dot) (graphic) (dot)" dm outer and three inner solid rings, probably manufactured by Scovill ca 1840's, (FloydGeorge100).
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-FloydGeorge100, Reference: Tice, Dating Buttons, page 105, [Plate B-12, 17].
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B7486...Pennsylvania regiment, Washington Greys, "G. FLOYD & CO / (dot) (graphic) (dot) SUPERFINE (dot) (graphic) (dot)" dm, 22mm
Backmark: "G. FLOYD & CO / (dot) (graphic) (dot) SUPERFINE (dot) (graphic) (dot)" dm outer and three inner solid rings, probably manufactured by Scovill ca 1840's, (Floyd.100).
Albert P46.
Collection of Roger Young
B4426 Virginia button, state seal Virtus slaying the tyrant with sword up, G Floyd & Co Superfine, (22.2mm)

Ref: Albert VA6, Tice VA212A1.



FloydGeorge200, (22mm)
Backmark: "GEORGE FLOYD / (dot) PHILADELPHIA (dot) " rmdc, probably manufactured by Scovill, ca 1840's, (FloydGeorge200).
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-FloydGeorge200, Reference: Tice, Dating Buttons, page 105, [Plate B-12, 18].
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B7484...Pennsylvania regiment, State Fencibles, officer coat, (22mm)
Backmark: "GEORGE FLOYD / (dot) PHILADELPHIA (dot) " rmdc, probably manufactured by Scovill, ca 1840's, (Floyd.200).
Albert PA42A, Tice PA229.
Collection of Roger Young.


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