Massachusetts Regimental Button, New England Guard "NEG", R & W Robinson on ribbon, (13.55mm) 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: "(dot) ROBINSONS (dot) / (EXTRA)" dm. Low convex, two part button, cuff size.
Reference: Albert MS76, Tice MS264As1
Inventory Number: BUT 058