Pin made of William T. Sherman uniform buttons

Pin made out of three United States Army staff buttons taken from the frock coat worn by Union Army General William Tecumseh Sherman on his 1864 Savannah Campaign, popularly known as the "March to the Sea." An inscription engraved on the back of the center button reads "Worn by / Genl. W.T. Sherman / on the / March to the / Sea."
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Object Name
associated date
Sherman, William Tecumseh
associated person
Sherman, P.T.
Physical Description
metal, gilt (buttons (3) material)
overall, bagged: 6 in x 3 3/4 in x 1/2 in; 15.24 cm x 9.525 cm x 1.27 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Civil War
Civil War memorialization
William Tecumseh Sherman
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
William Tecumseh Sherman
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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