Berdan Sharpshooter, Enlisted (Black Coated Brass) Button
Black-coated brass- 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 replicate the look of the original hard-rubber buttons used on the caps and frock coats of Berdan's men.
Size Medium, approximately 3/4", used primarily on Sack Coats.
Size Small, approximately 5/8", used on Caps, Vests, Cuffs, Overcoat Capes, etc.