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    Twenty-six Brass Uniform Buttons Found on the Reno Battlefield. Most were found in the areas of the skirmish line and timber fight, indicative of the hard fighting which took place there. The exposed troopers had little cover except to get on the ground as low as possible; it seems likely that these buttons came off as they moved around on the ground and brush.

    Most, if not all, are pictured on page 277 of Glenwood Swanson's G. A. Custer: His Life and Times. Each button is numbered, and documentation as to the exact location where it was found on the battlefield will be included with the lot.
    From the Glenwood Swanson Collection.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2018
    9th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
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