|Ridgeway Civil War Research Center,
A virtual examination of artifacts of the American Civil War
|Civil War Buttons|
by Harry Ridgeway
|George W Simmons & Co operated in Boston from 1830's to 1896, all buttons bearing his name were manufactured after the Civil War.
Research Center: Button9901-Backmark-SimmonsGW
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|B6513...Federal officer button, eagle with shield, three part officer, "G. W. SIMMONS & CO. / (dot) BOSTON (dot)" dm (22.5mm)
Button was intended for officers, depicting patriotic symbolism of eagle grasping arrows for war and olive branch for peace. Backmark: "G. W. SIMMONS & CO. / (dot) BOSTON (dot)" dm outer ring, manufactured after the Civil War, (Simmons GW.100). Three part officer button, coat size.
Button.1.Federal.10.Officer.Simmons GW.100, Reference: Albert GS, Tice GS. Manufactured after the Civil War.
|B6125 Rhode Island button, Kentish Guards, Simmons, (22.7mm) |
Ref: Albert R22, Tice RI221, not listed, manufactured after the Civil War.
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