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May 12, 13 & 14, 2023
CIVIL WAR ERA CONFEDERATE GEORGIA MILITIA STAFF OFFICER’S BUTTON.
An extremely rare example of a Confederate utilized Georgia Militia button worn by staff officers. This button was produced before the war by Steele & Johnson for Horstmann & subsequently worn by Confederate forces. Albert # GA-15-A-TYPE or Tice # GA-239. Tice states that this button is so rare, most collectors do not even know of its existence. Face depicts a very well-articulated Georgia State Seal on a lined field. The reverse reads “HORSTMANN & CO . N Y & PHI . “. Full straight shank.