Museums of Port Isabel Collection

New York and Virginia volunteer companies' buttons

Title

New York and Virginia volunteer companies' buttons

Creator

Identifier

BD0022-Brassbuttons

Files

Download BD0022-Brassbuttons1.JPG (5.3 MB)

Download BD0022-Brassbuttons2.JPG (4.7 MB)

Creation Date

1836

Disciplines

Latin American History | Military History | United States History

Description

File 1: "Brass buttons from New York and Virginia volunteer companies accompany this 1836 militia cross belt plate" The Virginia volunteer companies' button says, Sic Semper Tyrannis.

File 2: Three brass buttons. The largest has the most wear and tear, the medium button is a dark brown color with a figure carved in the middle, the smallest button has an orange color as well as two figures carved in the middle.


Physical Description

.JPG, 2 Files, 10 MB

New York and Virginia volunteer companies' buttons

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