A Brass Button

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Title

A Brass Button

Subject

Military uniforms

Description

Standard US Army eagle button.
No letter appears on the shield to indicate a particular branch of service. The nap (brushed surface) of the woolen cloth has worn off with use and abrasion, revealing the warp and weft threads.

Source

U.S. Army Quartermaster Museum, Ft. Lee, VA

Date

1861-1865

Rights

US Army Quartermaster Museum.

Format

Colour Photograph

Citation

“A Brass Button,” Fabric of War, accessed December 6, 2022, https://fabricofwar2018.omeka.net/items/show/2.

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