Massachusetts Regimental Button, New England Guard "NEG", R & W Robinson on ribbon, (21mm) Button depicts raised "NEG", on lined field. The New England Guard was formed about 1812, enjoyed a long tradition from Boston Mass, was organized into the 24th Mass Infantry and served with distinction. Backmark: "R & W. ROBINSON" dm on a ribbon reading counter clockwise, eagle between the ends. Two part convex button, coat size.
Ref: Albert MS76 Tice MS264A1
Inventory Number: BUT 057