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    Ethan

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    Experts needed

    I found this button last year, at a house that J.E.B. Stuart and his staff visited in 1862. This is CS17, in Tices button book, and is a very rare button to dig. William Leigh said he has heard of only 40, if that, ever being dug.

    But I have some questions. Answer one, answer all, but I'd like some answers! Oh yeah, I included a non- dug pic, just so you can see what it looks like, clean.

    1. What rank did you have to be at in order to where one of these?

    2. Do any uniforms with these buttons exist today?

    3. Who was on J.E.B.'s staff, and would they have worn these?

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    "The Army of Northern Virginia was never defeated. It merely wore itself out whipping the enemy." - Jubal Early

    "We'll fight them, sir, till hell freezes over, and then, sir, we'll fight them on ice" - Unknown Confederate soldier

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    Wheres The Gold

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    no idea here Beautiful button Love the Dirty pic Chug
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    "It cant Always Be Silver Or Gold But It Is A Hell Of an Experience Pulling It Out Of the Dirt"

    Metal detecting is Like A Marathon, Your Running fast then start Slowing A Bit The You Find Something Interesting And You Pick Up the Pace!!! The Only Difference is If You Are Addicted to this Hobby there Is NO FINISH LINE HH Chug And Red

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chug And Red View Post
    no idea here Beautiful button Love the Dirty pic Chug
    I still haven't cleaned the dirt off, lol!
    "The Army of Northern Virginia was never defeated. It merely wore itself out whipping the enemy." - Jubal Early

    "We'll fight them, sir, till hell freezes over, and then, sir, we'll fight them on ice" - Unknown Confederate soldier

    Bullets wanted! http://www.treasurenet.com/forums/tr...ml#post6272084

  4. #4
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    Wheres The Gold

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    Leave the dirt on it Unless you can find someone that can professionally clean it Great just the way it is to me
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    "It cant Always Be Silver Or Gold But It Is A Hell Of an Experience Pulling It Out Of the Dirt"

    Metal detecting is Like A Marathon, Your Running fast then start Slowing A Bit The You Find Something Interesting And You Pick Up the Pace!!! The Only Difference is If You Are Addicted to this Hobby there Is NO FINISH LINE HH Chug And Red

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    I don't know what rank would wear the button, but here is a list of his staff at different times.
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    Not to nit pick but it is CS 17 in Albert's book. Tice lists it as CS233. I would assume that any rank of officer could have worn this button. I have attached a link to Jeb's staff but there were many officers under his command.

    Stuart's Staff Officers
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    CreakyDigger posted a link to the same site before me so he wins!
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    There were thousands of staff officers in the Confederate army. I actually found a book with a list of them once upon a time ago. Any officer could have worn that button. Lt. and up. Also surgeons. I was surprised to see surgeons listed.
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    I like that button!
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