U.S. Enlistedman's Coat Button, Circa 1851-1880
Manufactured by Waterbury Button Company.
24K Gold over Brass.
Note: For Federal Civil War Overcoats applications, use 30 line Eagle
enlisted buttons for coat front and 24 Line Eagle enlisted buttons for capes.
36L (7/8") as pictured here existed but they are vary rarely found in digs.
Their predominate usage was on Officer's fatigue coats 1870's through 1880's.
Examples of these coats can be seen in museums, private collections and photographs.
(Backmarks may vary on the 36L button)
Note, 9/17/22 Unfortunately, due to increased production and shipping costs we have had to raise the price of new stock Waterbury buttons.