TITLE

Engineer Buttons and castle

AUTHOR(S)
Vogel, Herbert D.
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Engineer;Jan-Apr2011, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a reprint of the article "Engineer Buttons and Castle," Herbert Vogel, which appeared in the March-April 1941 issue of "The Military Engineer." It examines the button and castle designs in the uniforms of U.S. Corps of Engineers from 1780 to 1921. It states the roles of several officers, including Marquis des Androuins for his castle insignia design, Jonathan Williams whose castle had inspired one design, and Joseph Gilbert Totten who adopted a turreted castle in belt plate.
ACCESSION #
59858816

 

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