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

Civil War Buttons

by Harry Ridgeway

Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler
Schuyler, Hartley, and Graham were partners engaged in the military goods service from 1854 to the 1880s. Their 1864 catalog illustrated many of their goods available. They did not actually produce the buttons, most of the major manufacturers produced buttons for Schuyler.

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Schuyler, Hartley, and Graham were partners engaged in the military goods service from 1854 to the 1880s. Their 1864 catalog illustrated many of their goods available. They did not actually produce the buttons, it is believed that Scovill produced many of them, but not all.


Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler100
Schuyler100, (three part officer button, coat size, 22mm).
Backmark: "SCHUYLER HARTLEY. / (star) & GRAHAM (star) / NEW - YORK. (star) (star) (star) (star) (star) (star)" dm with middle and inner ring of dots simulating a twisted rope, ca 1850s, (Schuyler100).
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler100, Reference: Tice, Dating Buttons, page 139, [Plate B-15, 4].
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Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler110
Schuyler110, (??mm).
Backmark: "SCHUYLER H. &. G. / N. Y. " rmdc, ca 1850s, (Schuyler110).
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler110, Reference: Tice, Dating Buttons, page 139, [Plate B-15, 5].
Examples needed.

Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler120
Schuyler120, (two part button, coat size, 20mm).
Backmark: "SCHUYLER. H & G. / N. Y. " rmdc probably Scovill ca 1850s, (Schuyler120).
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler120, Reference: Tice, Dating Buttons, page 139.

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Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler130
Schuyler130, (two part button, lrge coat size, 22mm).
Backmark: "SCHUYLER H. &. G / N. YORK. " rmdc, ca 1850s, (Schuyler130).
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler130, Reference: Tice, Dating Buttons, page 139, [Plate B-15, 6].

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Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler140
Schuyler140, (two part button, large coat size, 22mm to 23mm).
Backmark: "SCHUYLER. H & G. / NEW - YORK. " rmdc, Scovill manufacture 1850's, (Schuyler140).
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler140, Reference: Tice, Dating Buttons, page 139, [Plate B-15, 7].

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Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler150
Schuyler150, (two part button, large coat size, 22mm to 23mm).
Backmark: "SCHUYLER. H & G. / (dot) NEW -YORK. (dot)" rmdc , Scovill produced ca 1850s, (Schuyler150).
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler150, Reference: Tice, Dating Buttons, page 139.

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Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler155
Schuyler155, (two part button, coat size, 20mm to 21mm).
Backmark: "SCHUYLER. H & G / (dot) NEW -YORK (dot)" rmdc , Scovill produced ca 1850s, (Schuyler155).
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler155, Reference: Tice, Dating Buttons, page 139.

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Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler160
Schuyler160, (two part button, coat size, 20mm to 21mm).
Backmark: "SCHUYLER H & G CO / (dot) NEW -YORK. (dot)" rmdc, channel is stipled, Scovill produced ca 1850s, (Schuyler160).
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler160, Reference: Tice, Dating Buttons, page 139.

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Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler200
Schuyler200, (three part officer button, coat size, 22mm).
Backmark: "SCHUYLER H & G. / NEW - YORK.", dm between rings of dots, Scovill manufacture ca 1860's, (Schuyler200).
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler200, Reference: Tice, Dating Buttons, page 139, [Plate B-15, 8].

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Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler210
Schuyler210, (three part officer button, coat size, 22mm).
Backmark: "SCHUYLER H & G. / NEW YORK.", dm between rings of dots, Scovill produced ca. 1860s, (Schuyler210).
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler210, Reference: Tice, Dating Buttons, page 139.

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Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler220
Schuyler220, (three part officer button, coat size, 23mm).
Backmark: "SCHUYLER H & G. / (star) NEW - YORK. (star)" dm with two inner and one outer ring of dots, Scovill produced ca 1860, (Schuyler220).
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler220, Reference: Tice, Dating Buttons, page 139.

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Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler221
Schuyler221, (three part officer button, hat or sleeve size, 15mm).
Backmark: "SCHUYLER H. &. G / N - YORK.", the "S" in Schuyler is reversed, dm inner solid ring, Scovill produced ca 1860, for small buttons only, (Schuyler221).
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler221, Reference: Tice, Dating Buttons, page 139.

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Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler230
Schuyler230, (two part button, hat or sleeve size, 16mm).
Backmark: "SCHUYLER H & G / N YORK." dm inner ring of dots partly obscured by shank well. Scovill produced ca 1860, for small buttons only, (Schuyler230).
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler230, Reference: Tice, Dating Buttons, page 139.

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Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler235
Schuyler235, (two part button, hat or sleeve size, 16mm).
Backmark: "SCHUYLER. H & G. / N. YORK." dm inner ring of dots partly obscured by shank well. Scovill produced ca 1860, for small buttons only, (Schuyler235).
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler235, Reference: Tice, Dating Buttons, page 139.

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Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler240
Schuyler240, (two part button, small coat size, 19mm).
Backmark: "SCHUYLER H. & G. N. Y." dm no rings, depressed shank well, ca 1850s or 1860s, used on cadet coat buttons, (Schuyler240).
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler240, Reference: Tice, Dating Buttons, page 139.

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Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler241
Schuyler241, (two part button, hat or sleeve size, 14mm).
Backmark: "Schuyler H & G NEW - YORK" dm no rings, depressed shank well, ca 1850s or 1860s, used on cadet hat buttons,(Schuyler241).
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler241, Reference: Tice, Dating Buttons, page 139.

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Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler242
Schuyler242, (two part button, hat or sleeve size, 14mm).
Backmark: "SCHUYLER. H & G. / N. Y." dm inner ring may be obscured by depressed shank well, ca 1850s or 1860s, used on small size buttons only, (Schuyler242).
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler242, Reference: Tice, Dating Buttons, page 139.

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Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler250
Schuyler250, (two part button, large coat size, 23mm).
Backmark: "SCHUYLER HARTLEY & GRAHAM / (star) N -Y (star)" dm inner ring of short hyphens, probably D Evans manufacture ca 1860s to post war, (Schuyler250).
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler250, Reference: Tice, Dating Buttons, page 139, [Plate B-15, 9].

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Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler260
Schuyler260, (three part officer button, coat size, 23mm).
Backmark: "SCHUYLER HARTLEY & GRAHAM. / (star) N - Y (star)" dm inner ring of dots, manufacture by D Evans ca 1860s, (Schuyler260).
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-Schuyler260, Reference: Tice, Dating Buttons, page 139.

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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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