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  • 41st Regiment of Foot Buttons- c. 1812
    Object       These are buttons from the 41st Regiment of Foot that served in the Canada during the War of 1812. The design is a “41” raised in the center of an eight point star.
    Object     These are buttons from the 41st Regiment of Foot that served in the Canada during the War of 1812. The design is a “41” raised in the center of an ...
  • Plain Officer's Buttons c. 1812
    Object       These are plain Officers’ buttons believed to be from the War of 1812.
    Object     These are plain Officers’ buttons believed to be from the War of 1812.
  • British Army Overcoat Button c.1812-1814
    Object       These are overcoat buttons from the British army. The metal buttons have no markings and measure 2.3cm in diameter.
    Object     These are overcoat buttons from the British army. The metal buttons have no markings and measure 2.3cm in diameter.
  • Plain Gaiter Button c.1812-1814
    Object       Plain flat gaiter button that is made of metal and measures 1.2 cm in diameter.
    Object     Plain flat gaiter button that is made of metal and measures 1.2 cm in diameter.
  • 65th (2nd Yorkshire, North Riding) Regiment of Foot Button
    Object       This button was initially identified as belonging to the 65th Regiment of Foot is believed to be from the War of 1812 period.
    Object     This button was initially identified as belonging to the 65th Regiment of Foot is believed to be from the War of 1812 period.
  • 62nd (Wiltshire) Regiment of Foot Button
    Object       The button is believed to be made of pewter and has a raised “WILTSHIRE” on the face along with a crown in the centre. The diameter is 2.2cm. The 1st Battalion of the 62nd Regiment arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1814 and fought against the Americans in Lower Canada ...
    Object     The button is believed to be made of pewter and has a raised “WILTSHIRE” on the face along with a crown in the centre. The diameter is 2.2cm. The 1st ...
  • Canadian Regiment of Fencible Infantry Button
    Object       It is believed that this is a Canadian Regiment of Fencible Infantry button from the 1812 period. Enlistment for the Fencibles started in 1805 in both Upper and Lower Canada. By the War of 1812 they were approximately 600 strong. During the war various detachments saw action at Crysler’s Farm, ...
    Object     It is believed that this is a Canadian Regiment of Fencible Infantry button from the 1812 period. Enlistment for the Fencibles started in 1805 in both Upper and Lower Canada. ...
  • United States of America Military Button
    Object       United States of America Infantry button made of white metal with an eagle on a branch and “US” in an oval below. The shank is bent on the reverse. The button diameter is 1 cm.
    Object     United States of America Infantry button made of white metal with an eagle on a branch and “US” in an oval below. The shank is bent on the reverse. The ...
  • Royal Regiment of Artillery Buttons c.1724-1907
    Object       The uniform button of the Royal Regiment of Artillery. There are three raised cannons in a vertical row and three raised balls across the top that are set in a shield. The button is believed to be made of brass and measures 1.7 cm in diameter. There were four companies ...
    Object     The uniform button of the Royal Regiment of Artillery. There are three raised cannons in a vertical row and three raised balls across the top that are set in a ...
  • 100th Regiment of Foot, Prince Regent of Dublin County Uniform Button c.1805-1818
    Object       The button design has three feather-like plumes bent near the top with a scroll and “100” just below. The regiment was raised in 1805 and was composed mostly of Irish soldiers. On October 21st, 1805, while traveling to Quebec, in Lower Canada, a wing (11 officers and 260 N.C.O. and ...
    Object     The button design has three feather-like plumes bent near the top with a scroll and “100” just below. The regiment was raised in 1805 and was composed mostly of Irish ...
  • Military Bone Button and Bone c..1776-1812
    Object       This is a military bone button and the bone it was cut from. They are beige in colour and the button is flat with a hole in the centre.
    Object     This is a military bone button and the bone it was cut from. They are beige in colour and the button is flat with a hole in the centre.
  • Plain Gaiter Buttons c.1812-1814
    Object       Plain white metal gaiter buttons. These buttons are slightly stained and measure 1.1cm in diameter. They were also found along the Niagara frontier.
    Object     Plain white metal gaiter buttons. These buttons are slightly stained and measure 1.1cm in diameter. They were also found along the Niagara frontier.
  • Royal Marines Button- 1814
    Object       This is the uniform button of the Royal Marines. There is a raised anchor in the centre with a laurel wreath around the bottom half and the name of the regiment across the top. The metal button is 2cm in diameter and was possibly gilded. The first and second battalion ...
    Object     This is the uniform button of the Royal Marines. There is a raised anchor in the centre with a laurel wreath around the bottom half and the name of the ...
  • Royal Newfoundland Regiment of Fencible Infantry Button- c. 1812
    Object       A uniform button of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment. There is a raised design of a lion in the center standing on a length of cord with one leg pointed upward. There is also a crown at the top and the name of the regiment on a band around the outside ...
    Object     A uniform button of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment. There is a raised design of a lion in the center standing on a length of cord with one leg pointed upward. ...
  • 89th Regiment of Foot, the Royal Irish Fusiliers Button c.1812-1815
    Objectcomment       This is the uniform button of the 89th Regiment of Foot, the Royal Irish Fusiliers. There is a raised “89” in the centre with a fine raised line around it that ends at the top where a dot is. This button is made of metal and measures 2 cm in ...
    Objectcomment     This is the uniform button of the 89th Regiment of Foot, the Royal Irish Fusiliers. There is a raised “89” in the centre with a fine raised line around it ...
  • 19th Light Dragoons Button c.1812-1815
    Object       This 19th Light Dragoons button has a raised fine line circle around a centered “19” with a crown on top. A squadron was stationed on the Niagara Frontier and took part in the capture of Black Rock and Buffalo. They also participated in the Battles of Chippawa and Lundy`s Lane ...
    Object     This 19th Light Dragoons button has a raised fine line circle around a centered “19” with a crown on top. A squadron was stationed on the Niagara Frontier and took ...
  • 82nd Regiment of Foot, Prince of Wales Volunteers Button- C.1812-1814
    Object       This is an 82nd Regiment of Foot, Prince of Wales Volunteers button. There is a raised design of three feather-like plumes tied together with a scroll and “82” raised below. The button is made of metal, possibly pewter, and measures 1.5cm in diameter. This regiment arrived in Upper Canada on ...
    Object     This is an 82nd Regiment of Foot, Prince of Wales Volunteers button. There is a raised design of three feather-like plumes tied together with a scroll and “82” raised below. ...
  • 10th Royal Veteran Battalion Button
    Object       A button from the 10th Royal Veteran Battalion. In the center is a band of fine circular lines that surround the number “10” with “RV” below it. There is also a crown that tops the circle. This button which has had several pieces broken away is made of a metal, ...
    Object     A button from the 10th Royal Veteran Battalion. In the center is a band of fine circular lines that surround the number “10” with “RV” below it. There is also ...
  • 66th Berkshire Regiment of Foot Button
    Object       The design is a raised “66” below a raised crown within a thin lined circle. Although this regiment was not in Niagara during the War of 1812-1814 this button was used by the regiment up until the 1830s.
    Object     The design is a raised “66” below a raised crown within a thin lined circle. Although this regiment was not in Niagara during the War of 1812-1814 this button was ...
  • 93rd (Sutherland Highlanders) Regiment of Foot Button
    Object       Has a raised crown on the top and a raised 93 below. This button, believed to be from the 1812 era, is slightly corroded around the outside edge. The diameter is 1.4 cm.
    Object     Has a raised crown on the top and a raised 93 below. This button, believed to be from the 1812 era, is slightly corroded around the outside edge. The diameter ...
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