Berdan Sharpshooter, Enlisted (Hard Rubber) Goodyear Button
Reproduction Hard Rubber Goodyear Buttons as used by the famed Sharpshooters of Colonel Hiram Berdan's 1st and 2nd Sharpshooter Regiments. One of the first official attempts at creating a camouflaged appearance, these buttons reproduce the look and feel of the original hard-rubber buttons used on the caps and frock coats of Berdan's men. Marked "N.R. / GOODYEAR PaT. 1861". Made in the U.S.A.
Size Medium, approximately 3/4", used primarily on Sack Coats.
Size Small, approximately 5/8", used on Caps, Vests, Cuffs, Overcoat Capes, etc.