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ALABAMA

SSBTN AB 1. Alabama Volunteer Corps “Wings Up”Overcoat Button.

AB 2A, 23 mm. Nice large size. Beautiful button. “D. EVANS & CO. ATTLEBORO MASS.” bm.

$995.00

SSBTN AB 2. Alabama Volunteer Corps Coat Button.

AB3C, 21 mm. Simply immaculate. “W.G. Mintzer */ Phild” rmdc. 

$695.00

SSBTN AB 3. Dug Alabama Volunteer Corps Coat Button.

AB 3A, 21 mm. Great looking example with gold, great detail and no pushes or other issues. “E. HALFMANN * MONTGOMERY ALA. ” rmdc. Provenance of Northern VA. Scarce back mark.

$595.00 HOLD E.F.

SSBTN AB 4. Dug Alabama Volunteer Corps Coat Button.

AB 3, 21 mm. Slick brown patina with sharp details and gold plating.“SCOVILL MFG. CO. WATERBURY” rmdc. Found many years ago by Wallace Markert in a Confederate Cavalry camp near Dinwiddie VA. 

HOLD

SSBTN AB 5. Dug Alabama Volunteer Corps Cuff Button.

AB 3, 15 mm. Nice patina with sharp details and gold plating. Blank back with ring of dots. Shank missing. Found many years ago in a Confederate Cavalry camp near Dinwiddie VA. 

$250.00

 

 

ARKANSAS

SSBTN AK 1. Arkansas Militia Staff Officer’s Coat Button.

AK 1, 23 mm. This button was cut off of a Confederate uniform with several others. Unfortunately the coat was thrown away out of ignorance. A great example with gold plating and shows real service wear.

SOLD 

 

 

FLORIDA

SSBTN FL 1. Florida Militia Coat Button.

FL 1, 20 mm. Rare Florida Territorial State Seal. This one is flawless with a lot of gold plating “SCOVILL MFG. CO. WATERBURY” bm.

SOLD

 

 

GEORGIA

SSBTN GA 1. Georgia Militia Coat Button.

GA 4 A1, 24 mm. Light service wear but still retains gold plating. “HORSTMANN & ALLIEN NY.” bm. A better than average non dug example. Ex. Walter Lineberger collection.

$250.00

SSBTN GA 2. Georgia Militia Coat Button.

GA 2 A, 24 mm. Highly detailed variant loaded with gold plating and has the desirable “*W. G. Mintzer/Phila 1861.” rmdc.

$250.00

SSBTN GA 3. Dug Georgia Militia Coat Button.

GA 8, 24 mm. Produced by the Confederacy, possibly by Casimir Rouyer. Traces of gold. Shank damaged. Found Northern VA.

$175.00

SSBTN GA 4. Dug Georgia Militia Coat Button.

GA 4, 23 mm. Nicely highlighted patina. “HORSTMANN & ALLIEN NY.” bm. Found near the Cedar Creek VA. Battlefield.

SOLD

SSBTN GA 5. Dug Georgia Militia Coat Button.

GA 4 A1, 24 mm. Slick chocolate brown patina. “HORSTMANN & ALLIEN NY.” bm. A better than average dug example. Ex. Harbert Alexander collection.

$175.00

SSBTN GA 6. Dug Georgia Militia Coat Button.

GA 4, 23 mm. A fantastic excavated example with gold and no ground action. “HORSTMANN & ALLIEN NY.” bm. Provenance uncertain.

SOLD

 

 

KENTUCKY

 

 

 

LOUISIANA

SSBTN LA 1. Louisiana Militia Coat Button. 

LA 2, 23 mm. Nice non dug example with considerable gold plating. “SCOVILL MFG. CO. WATERBURY” bm.

$295.00

SSBTN LA 2. Dug Louisiana Militia Coat Button.

LA 8, 22 mm. Great looking Louisiana button with bright gold front and back. Good details and pelican stands out nicely. Provenance uncertain. 

$395.00

 SSBTN LA 3. Dug Louisiana Militia Infantry Coat Button.

LA 6, 23 mm. Slick chocolate brown patina. Attractive dug button. “HORSTMANN & ALLIEN N.Y.” with rays bm. 

$350.00

 

 

MARYLAND

SSBTN MD 1. Maryland Militia Staff Officer’s Coat Button.

MD 11, 23 mm. A fine untouched example with no issues. Desirable “CANFIELD BRO. & CO. BALTIMORE” bm. This one has light service wear.

$395.00 

SSBTN MD 2. Maryland Militia Staff Officer’s Coat Button.

MD 11, 23 mm. No issues and great details. Standard “EXTRA QUALITY” bm. As a Border State, Maryland provided thousands of troops to the Confederacy.

$350.00

SSBTN MD 3. Dug Maryland Militia Coat Button.

MD 11, 23 mm. Scarce to find excavated in this condition. Highly detailed with gold plating. A beauty. Found many years ago by Wallace Markert in a Confederate Cavalry camp near Dinwiddie VA. 

$595.00

 

 

MISSISSIPPI

 SSBTN MP 1. Mississippi Militia Artillery Coat Button.

MP 2, 21 mm. Very rare in non excavated condition and this one is flawless! “HYDE & GOODRICH / N.O.” rmdc. 

$3850.00

SSBTN MP 2. Mississippi Militia Infantry Coat Button.

MP 4, 22 mm. Great looking non dug example with a fantastic untouched patina and evident service wear. “HYDE & GOODRICH N.O.” bm. This button really has character and imagine the stories it could tell.

$695.00

 SSBTN MP 3. Dug Mississippi Militia Infantry Coat Button.

MP 3, 21 mm. Very nice looking button with considerable gold plating. Shank missing. “HYDE & GOODRICH N.O. rmdc. Cold Harbor VA. Battlefield.

$450.00

SSBTN MP 4. Dug Mississippi Militia Infantry Coat Button.

MP 8, 22 mm. Rare Confederate local. Beautiful face with no ground action and a lot of gold. Rim damage on reverse. Product of Casimir Rouyer of New Orleans. Dug near Shiloh TN.

$395.00

SSBTN MP 5. Dug Mississippi Militia Artillery Coat Button.

MP 2, 21 mm. Nice representative example with gold but missing shank. “HYDE & GOODRICH / N.O.” rmdc. Found near Dinwiddie VA.

$650.00

SSBTN MP 6. Mississippi Militia Infantry Coat Button.

MP 8, 22 mm. Scarce Mississippi Infantry local produced by Casimir Rouyer of New Orleans, LA. Slick patina, missing shank. Found near Dinwiddie VA. 

$250.00

 

 

MISSOURI

SSBTN MO 1. Missouri Militia Staff Officer’s Coat Button.

MO 2, 23 mm. Gorgeous button with a super sharp strike and copious gold plating. Wartime “SCOVILL MFG. CO. WATERBURY” bm. Missouri had strong Confederate leanings.

SOLD

 

 

NORTH CAROLINA

SSBTN NC 1. North Carolina Military Institute Coat Button.

SU 272, 19 mm. This military school was located in Charlotte NC. and these buttons are excavated in camp and battle sites in the Wake of Lee’s Army of Northern VA. This non dug example is in great condition with the proper “SCOVILL MFG. CO WATERBURY” bm. 

SOLD

SSBTN NC 2. Charlotte (NC.) Military Institute Coat Button.

SU. 21 mm. Very rare military school button. The Charlotte Military Institute was founded in 1858. Confederate General Daniel Harvey Hill served as the President of the Board of Directors and instituted a curriculum akin to that at West Point. Almost all of the cadets and staff entered Confederate service and the building was used as a Confederate hospital during the war. The historic building was destroyed in 1954 for a construction project. 

$795.00

SSBTN NC 3. Dug North Carolina Militia Coat Button.

NC 16 B, 23 mm. Mint condition, slick with no ground action and sharp details. Rare with intact shank. Found by Wallace Markert in Barringer’s NC Cavalry camp near Cattail Creek VA.

$350.00

SSBTN NC 4. Excavated North Carolina Militia Coat Button.

NC 1, 23 mm. Rare and highly detailed variant with a lot of gold plating. “KENT. PAINE & CO. RICHMOND” rmdc. Provenance of Chancellorsville Battlefield, Northern VA.

$950.00

SSBTN NC 5. Excavated North Carolina Militia Coat Button.

NC 8, 22 mm. Solid example of this crude variant. Traces of silver plating. Crude off-set shank. Provenance of Northern VA.

$125.00

SSBTN NC 6. Excavated North Carolina Militia Coat Button.

NC 8, 23 mm. A really nice looking North Carolina button. Shank missing. Provenance of Northern VA.

$125.00

SSBTN NC 7. Excavated North Carolina Militia Coat Button.

NC 8, 22 mm. A good representative example of this common button. Provenance of Northern VA.

$125.00

SSBTN NC 8. Excavated North Carolina Militia Coat Button.

NC 8, 22 mm. A good representative example with no issues. Provenance of Northern VA.

$125.00

SSBTN NC 9. Excavated North Carolina Militia Coat Button.

NC 8, 22 mm. A good quality example. Clean face, no issues. Provenance of Mine Rd. near Fredericksburg VA.

$150.00

SSBTN NC 10. Dug North Carolina Militia Coat Button.

NC 8, 23 mm. Nice example with gold and no problems. Found in Barringer’s NC Cavalry camp near Cattail Creek VA. “S.A. MYERS RICHMOND VA. rmdc.

$250.00.

 

 

SOUTH CAROLINA

 SSBTN SC 1. Beautiful “Palmetto Guards” Overcoat Button.

SC 17A, 24 mm. Scarce button in excellent condition. “EXTRA GOLD” bm. with lion. This is the largest of the three sizes or “Overcoat” variant. 

SOLD

 SSBTN SC 2. South Carolina Militia Coat/Vest Button.

SC 15B, 19 mm. Superb and loaded with gold. Typical “HORSTMANN & ALLIEN/N.Y.”bm. Ex. Walter Lineberger collection.

$95.00

SSBTN SC 3. South Carolina Militia Coat Button.

SC 13, 23 mm. Non dug. Silver plated variant. “SCOVILLS & Co. WATERBURY” bm. 

$295.00

SSBTN SC 4. South Carolina Militia Coat Button.

19mm. Non excavated. Scarce low convex button with silver plating. “SCOVILLS WATERBURY” bm. 

$295.00

SSBTN SC 5. Dug South Carolina Militia Coat Button.

SC 14, 23 mm. Outstanding button with gold plating and “HORSTMANN & ALLIEN N.Y.” bm. with rays. Note “SC” on either side of Palmetto tree. More scarce than SC 13. Provenance of Northern VA. 

$225.00

SSBTN SC 6. Dug South Carolina Militia Coat Button. 

SC 14, 23 mm. Good representative example with light traces of gold. “HORSTMANN & ALLIEN NY.” bm. Found near Canton MS. by Mike Rejebian.

$150.00

SSBTN SC 7. South Carolina Militia Coat Button.

SC 13, 19 mm. Non excavated with a light push to face and unusual “W.H. SMITH & CO. NEW YORK” rmdc. 

$75.00

SSBTN SC 8. Dug South Carolina Militia Kepi Button.

Not listed in Albert’s, SC 268 Cs (Tice), 14 mm. Scarce little variant with large arrows and gold plating. Blank back which is proper for this type. Provenance of Northern VA. 

$125.00

SSBTN SC 9. Dug South Carolina Militia Coat Button.

SC 13, 23 mm. Great representative example with gold plating and the less common “HORSTMANN BROS. & ALLIEN” rmdc. This is a very good South Carolina button with no issues. Provenance of Northern VA.

$225.00

SSBTN SC 10. Dug South Carolina Militia Coat Button.

SC 20A, 23 mm. Really good quality for this crude Confederate made button. Large iron shank is intact. Fredericksburg, VA.

$250.00

SSBTN SC 11. Dug South Carolina Militia Coat Button.

SC 7A, 18mm. Attractive medium size button with gold, Scarcer variant. “SCOVILL MFG. CO. WATERBURY” bm. Provenance uncertain.

$175.00

SSBTN SC 12. Dug South Carolina Militia Coat Button.

SC 20A, 23 mm. Confederate made SC coat button with push to one side. Iron shank is missing. Northern VA. Ex David Haymes collection.

$65.00

SSBTN SC 13. Dug South Carolina Militia Kepi Button.

SC 13, 13 mm. Attractive little button. Very light push, highlighted with gold plating. Ex. David Haymes collection.

$65.00

 SSBTN SC 14. Dug South Carolina Militia Coat Button.

23 mm. Scarce variant with traces of gold. Back is pushed, shank bent but intact. “E.L. ROCHE SUPERFINE”bm. Ex. Walter Lineberger collection.

$150.00

SSBTN SC 15. Dug South Carolina Militia Vest Button.

18 mm. Nice excavated example with un-lined field and light push. No ground action whatsoever. “YOUNG & SMITH & CO./NEW YORK.” bm. Bright silver plating. Found near Charleston SC.

$150.00

SSBTN SC 16. Dug South Carolina Militia Coat Button.

SC 20A, 23 mm. Crude Confederate made button with no ground action or pushes. Iron shank rusted away. Found near Charleston SC. Ex Walter Lineberger collection.

$150.00

 SSBTN SC 17. Rare dug South Carolina Militia Coat Button with “EYLAND & HAYDEN/CHARLESTON” bm.

23 mm. Exceedingly rare button. Good amount of gold, note realistic looking palmetto tree. Very light push to face. Missing shank but very desirable “EYLAND & HAYDEN / CHARLESTON” bm. Found at Charleston SC.

SOLD

SSBTN SC 18. Dug South Carolina Militia Coat Button.

SC 20A, 22 mm. Less common puff back variant with brass shank and “SC” on either side of Palmetto tree. Super slick green patina and no ground action. Dug near Charleston SC. Ex. Walter Lineberger collection.

SOLD

 SSBTN SC 19. Dug South Carolina Militia Coat Button.

SC 13, 23 mm. Silver plated variant in very nice condition.”W.H. SMITH & CO./NEW YORK.” rmdc. Ex. Walter Lineberger collection.

$225.00

SSBTN SC 20. Dug South Carolina Militia Coat Button.

SC 13, 23 mm. Attractive example with gold. Shank missing, Blank back with channel. Ex. Walter Lineberger collection.

$150.00

SSBTN SC 21. Dug South Carolina Militia Coat Button.

SC 3, 23 mm. Scarce low convex button in superb condition with traces of silver plating. “YOUNG SMITH & CO. NEW YORK” bm.

$450.00

 

 

TENNESSEE

SSBTN TN 1. Flawless Tennessee Militia Coat Button.

TN 4, 22 mm. One of the rarest Confederate State Buttons. Sharp strike and clear “AGRICULTURE & COMMERCE” Motto. Perfect original shank. This button was produced by Casimir Rouyer of New Orleans LA. Ex. Joe Haile collection.

SOLD

SSBTN TN 2. University of the South Coat Button.

SU 393B, 20 mm. Rarely encountered non excavated. One of only four Tennessee Civil War era buttons. Superb condition, heavily plated. “SCOVILL MFG. CO. WATERBURY” bm.

$950.00

SSBTN TN 3. Dug Mufreesboro Military Academy Cadet’s Coat Button.

SU 247, 20 mm. Rare Tennessee school button, Murfreesboro Military Academy. Button bears stacked muskets with intials “MMA” and “CADET”. There is a Latin motto around the outer perimeter. Murfreesboro Military Academy was a small cadet school in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Condition is not perfect because of ground action but shank is intact. I cannot make out the back mark. Provenance uncertain.

$195.00

 

 

TEXAS

SSBTN TX 1. Texas Militia Coat Button.

TX 17, 23 mm. Perfect with bright gold plating and scarce “EXTRA RICH” bm. 

$3495.00

SSBTN TX 2. Texas Militia Coat Button.

TX 17, 23 mm. Flawless non excavated example with the desirable “HYDE & GOODRICH NEW ORLEANS” bm.

$3495.00

SSBTN TX 3. Dug Confederate Artillery Coat Button by “T. Miller”, Houston Depot.

CS 20 mm. Extremely rare button produced by T.E. Miller at the Houston Depot and issued to some Texas Artillery Units. Excellent condition with an untouched patina. Shank intact. Dug somewhere in Louisiana. 

$1850.00

 

 

VIRGINIA

 SSBTN VA 1. Virginia Militia Coat Button.

VA 16, 23 mm. Nice example in flawless condition. Lots of gold plating. W.G. MINTZER Phild.” bm.

$250.00

SSBTN VA 2. Virginia Militia Staff Officer Coat Button.

VA 18 A, 23 mm. Sharp Virginia Staff loaded with gold. “EXTRA QUALITY” bm.

$350.00

SSBTN VA 3. Virginia Militia Staff Officer’s Coat Button made into a Remembrance Pin.

VA 20, 22 mm. Cool relic, if only this one could talk. “CANFIELD BRO. & CO. BALTIMORE” bm.

$225.00

SSBTN VA 3. Excavated Virginia Militia Coat Button.

VA 13, 23 mm. Nice representative example with gold plating and only minor ground action. “KENT. PAINE & CO. RICHMOND” rmdc. Provenance of Malvern Hill VA. Battlefield.

$250.00

SSBTN VA 4. Excavated Virginia Militia Coat Button.

VA 4, 22.5 mm. Low convex two piece with silver plating. Shank missing. “CANFIELD & BROTHER BALTIMORE.” rmdc. Provenance of Northern VA.

$175.00

SSBTN VA 5. Dug Virginia Militia Coat Button. 

VA 13, 23 mm. Good representative example with traces of gold. Light ground action. “CANFIELD BROS. BALTIMORE” bm. Found near Chancellorsville VA. by Mike Rejebian.

$145.00

SSBTN VA 6. Excavated Virginia Militia Coat Button.

VA 22, 23 mm. Clean example with a dark brown patina. Shank missing. Provenance of the 1862 Malvern Hill Battlefield near Richmond VA. 

$175.00

SSBTN VA 7. Excavated Virginia Militia Staff Officer’s Coat Button.

VA 20 A, 22 mm. A good looking staff button with a lot of gold and the desirable “MITCHELL & TYLER, RICHMOND VA.” bm. Light ground action. Provenance of Northern VA. 

$250.00

SSBTN VA 8. Dug Virginia Militia Coat Button.

VA 4, 23mm. Slick low convex button with silver plating and desirable “CANFIELD BROS. & CO. BALTIMORE” bm. 

$350.00

SSBTN VA 9. Excavated Virginia Militia Coat Button.

VA 15, 21 mm. A nice clean example with traces of gold. “HORSTMANN & ALLIEN N.Y.” bm. Provenance of Northern VA. 

$175.00

SSBTN VA 10. Dug Virginia Militia Coat Button.

23 mm. Rare unlisted one piece variant in good condition with intact shank. Mild ground action. Dug recently near Corinth MS. by Brant Arnold. 

$175.00

SSBTN VA 11. Excavated Virginia Militia Coat Button.

VA 14, 21 mm. Relatively scarce button with a good amount of silver plating and the “W.H. HORSTMANN & SONS PHI” rmdc. Shank missing. Found by David Haymes at Bunker Hill, West VA.

SOLD

SSBTN VA 12. Excavated Virginia Militia Coat Button.

VA 3, 22 mm. Early one piece button with traces of gold and the “RICH * TREBLE GILT” bm. Found at Harpers Ferry W. VA. by A. Mitchell. Ex. David Haymes collection.

$250.00 

SSBTN VA 13. Dug Virginia Militia Coat Button.

VA 7, 23 mm. Good representative example with no issues. “SCOVILL MFG. CO. WATERBURY” bm. Ex. David Haymes collection.

$150.00

SSBTN VA 14. Dug Virginia Militia Cuff Button.

VA 4, 15 mm. Sharp details and no ground action. Shank missing. “W.H. HORSTMANN & SONS/ PHI.” bm. Ex. David Haymes collection.

$95.00

SSBTN VA 15. Dug Virginia Militia Coat Button.

VA 4, 23 mm. Good example with silver plating. “CANFIELD & BROTHER+/BALTIMORE” rmdc ” bm. Ex. David Haymes collection.

$175.00

SSBTN VA 16. Dug Virginia Militia Cuff Button.

VA 13 AV, 15 mm. Sweet little button with gold and no issues. “SCOVILLS & CO. EXTRA” bm. Ex. Bob Scates collection.

$125.00