Virginia State Seal Button – Staff – Horstmann & Co NY & Phi
Non excavated button depicts Virginia state seal, Virtus slaying the tyrant, manufactured before the war for officers of Virginia units. Backmark: “HORSTMANN & CO / (dot) NY & PHI (dot)” dm between two rings of dots. Three part officer staff button, coat size (22.7mm).
Ref: Albert VA20C1, Tice VA261C2.