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Civil War rosette badge

Rosette badge consists of white and faded medium red (NBS) satin forming the rosette and dark blue (NBS) satin ribbon forming the 2-pronged tail. Written on the left tail in white ink is "1861/UNION/ROSETTE." In the center of the rosette is a brass 1855-issue General Service shank button, bearing an eagle with a shield on its chest, bordered by stars. Rosette is backed by cardboard.

ID Number: 1985.2.21

A rosette badge showing support for the Union.

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Civil War rosette badge
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