Confederate Infantry Button, Block "I" on plain background with border, Confederate wartime manufacture, one piece cast copper, concave back with shank on a pedestal, (22.5mm) Button depicts simple block "I" on plain field with border, intended for Confederate infantry troops, southern wartime manufacture, a "local". Button is solid casting with copper. Backmark: blank back, sturdy cast button with deep well, shank was integral cast and sits on a post. One part convex button, crude sand cast southern "local" manufacture, copper or brass, coat size, button is very sturdy and durable.
Ref: Albert CS184A, Tice CSI275A1.
Inventory Number: BUT 011