Confederate Infantry Button, Manuscript "I", English wartime manufacture, Halfmann & Taylor, Montgomery, (22.5mm) Button depicts manuscript style "I", intended for Confederate infantry troops, manufactured in England and smuggled through the blockade. Backmark: "HALFMANN & TAYLOR / (dot) MONTGOMERY (dot)" dm two rings of dots, outer ring is crudely formed. Two part low convex button, coat size, well made.
Ref: Albert CS175A2, Tice CSI212A2.
Inventory Number: BUT 012