Item: Federal Infantry Coat Button
Backmark: "* D. EVANS & CO * / ATTLEBORO" dm
Description: The device shows a symmetrical eagle, with upraised wing and an "I" shield on its breast. The shield is either recessed, or flush.
Construction: High convex, two-piece.
Approximate size: 21 mm.
Condition: Good, excavated, shank missing. This button, with its brown patina, is covered with gilt with no pushes, cracks, or repairs.
Recovered: During the 1970s from the Petersburg, VA area.
Reference: Tice: GI215A11 Albert: GI 85, 88
Comments: This very handsome Federal Infantry button was acquired directly from the digger and will be an excellent display piece to include in any excavated Civil War button or general relic collection.
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Call or Text: 804-873-5462