- In a message dated 8/1/2000 10:49:34 AM Central Daylight Time, email@example.com writes:Message 1 of 2 , Aug 1, 2000View SourceIn a message dated 8/1/2000 10:49:34 AM Central Daylight Time,
<< Sounds like an ACW button to me. The 41st, AFAIK, were only in Canada and
nowhere near New Orleans or Maryland. I doubt any British infantry OR's wore
brass buttons in this period. >>
Until the Crimean War other ranks buttons were pewter. As has already been
stated officers were either plated gold or silver.