JUST ADDED ON 12/4 - THE BATTLE OF SPOTSYLVANIA - Eagle Coat Button
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A nice example of an eagle coat button (20 mm - "SCOVILL MFG. CO WATERBURY" back mark - intact stand up shank) that was recovered at the site of the Battle of Spotsylvania. The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, fought from May 8th to May 21st, 1864, was the second major battle of Grant’s Overland Campaign. After the Battle of the Wilderness, the two armies raced to control the important junction at Spotsylvania.Lee’s Army arrived first and entrenched, forcing Grant to attack over the course of several days – the cost was another 31,000 combined casualties. A provenance letter will be included.