Specializing in Authentic Civil War Artifacts
  • Connecticut Cuff Button, Connecticut National Guard

    There is only 1 item left in stock.

    Connecticut Button,  Connecticut National Guard, Officer Staff,  Scovill Mfg Co Waterbury, dm between rings, (15mm)  Button depicts script "CNG", Connecticut National Guard on lined field .  This unit was organized during the war, representing a replacement of state militia units, intended for officers.   The buttons with narrow rim and pre 1865 backmarks were manufactured before the end of the war and a small number of these buttons have been found on southern battlefields, however most use of them occurred after the war.  Backmark:  "SCOVILL MF'G CO, / WATERBURY." dm between two rings of dots around the shank.  Three part officer staff button, coat size, high convex.

    Reference: Albert CT20, Tice CT210As1

    Inventory Number: BUT 064