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RARE LOUISIANA STATE SEAL BUTTON
Item #: JSM 784
RARE LOUISIANA STATE SEAL BUTTON RARE LOUISIANA STATE SEAL BUTTON RARE LOUISIANA STATE SEAL BUTTON
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Excavated LA 12 A Louisiana state seal button from the post-war shadow box collection of Richmond dentist Dr. Wray Wythe Davis, the son of Dr. Hugh Wythe Davis, former Major and Asst. Surgeon to the 1st Virginia Infantry and Surgeon in charge of the Soldier's Home Hospital in Richmond. In the years following the war Maj. Davis and his young son Wray collected relics. When the son reached manhood he followed his father's footsteps in a medical career. Among his patients were many ex-Confederate soldiers. Between his and his father's battlefield pickups were buttons given to him by his patients. Young Dr. Davis displayed his Confederate plates and buttons in a shadow box in his dental office in Richmond into the 20th century. This button was displayed in the shadow box until recently. Condition very good. This is a rare puffback with a shallow push on its face. Measures 24mm.
Shipping Weight: 1 lb
Your Price $1,500.00 USD


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