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  1. #91
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    Re: 23 Civil War Buttons

    wow...looks like you found the whole jacket...lol
    WAYUPNORTH

  2. #92
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    Re: 23 Civil War Buttons

    There has to be a full set of buttons there. The uniform would've held them all in one place together until it got covered by river silt. Keep at it. These are a beautiful set of finds.


    Best Wishes,


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  3. #93

    Re: 23 Civil War Buttons



    Sorry for the late reply to this great find and post

    I can see a lot more finds coming from this spot, it will just take a little...can't wait

    Congrats on making the BANNER well deserved

    SS
    Don't piss down my back, then tell me it's raining.

  4. #94
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    Mar 2009
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    Re: 23 Civil War Buttons

    Great find !!!!!!! WOW, those cleaned up nicely !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. #95
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    Re: 23 Civil War Buttons




    Congrats on making BANNER Herbie!



    I knew this find would make it up top!

    Dave
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    Detectorists finds, are the background noise of antiquity!
    Don't question it ... just dig it!

  6. #96
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    Jul 2010
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    Re: 23 Civil War Buttons

    very nice congrats

  7. #97
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    Oct 2008
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    Re: 23 Civil War Buttons

    Herbie, congratulations on one of the most awesome relic banner finds this year! Given its location and condition, the restoration and recovery process you performed are second to none! I'd like to thank you for the amazing work you've done for the relic hunting community!

    J.R. Sherman
    Purveyor of fine rusted iron, aluminum cans, and pull tabs since 1995!

  8. #98
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    May 2008
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    Re: 23 Civil War Buttons

    It's possible that all of those are from one solider, he could have died right there and the coat has materialized and only buttons remain.
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  9. #99
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    Re: 23 Civil War Buttons

    Quote Originally Posted by DMN
    Excuse the ignorance of this question but is the button brass with gilding? Looks like there is only brass on the buttons from the cleaned pics. Just asking for future reference. And thanks again for showing the find off. Can't say I've seen too many dug buttons in a group like this that didn't come off a string.
    Just got home from a 6 hour dig to see my buttons up top
    Wouldn't be there without all my Diggin' Pals help !
    Would like to say Thank You to everyone again, I am at my 1 year MD'ing anniversary
    And this banner is a very timely present
    BTW, I heard a very familiar sound from the Etrac today,
    I really knew it was going to be another from the tone,
    Yes, another one recovered
    This ones crust flaked right off without any resistance.
    An even two dozen sounds better than 23.
    Great Digs To All
    DMN, yes all gilt perished from salt exposure, these are the best buttons you'll get on the flats, and I didn't see any string
    Gold coins hold up better
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    Desire is oft more pleasant than acquisition

  10. #100
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    Re: 24 Civil War Buttons

    That's just...16 different kinds of WOW!

    Congrats!


    HH,


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  11. #101
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    Mar 2009
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    Re: 24 Civil War Buttons

    You earned that Banner my friend.

  12. #102
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    Re: 24 Civil War Buttons

    Hello Again,
    Figured I'd add this photo of the first 8 buttons I brought home.
    I am beat after this dig,
    so I'll post todays finds tomorrow.
    (my camera battery needs a charge anyway)
    Boy am I gonna sleep good tonight
    HH & Keep on Diggin'
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  13. #103
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    Re: 24 Civil War Buttons

    Those are beautiful. Congratulations!!!

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  14. #104
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    Re: 24 Civil War Buttons

    Quote Originally Posted by steelheadwill
    Hello Again,
    Figured I'd add this photo of the first 8 buttons I brought home.
    I am beat after this dig,
    so I'll post todays finds tomorrow.
    (my camera battery needs a charge anyway)
    Boy am I gonna sleep good tonight
    HH & Keep on Diggin'
    This fascinates me Herbie. The button numbers keep rising! Get a good night's rest buddy.


  15. #105
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    KOOTNEY KID KORNER 2KORNER

    Sep 2008
    BRITISH COLUMBIA
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    Re: 24 Civil War Buttons



    WOW!,24 pats on the back for you good sir
    thats one heck of a haul wtg..

 

 
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