Engineer Buttons and castle

Vogel, Herbert D.
January 2011
Engineer;Jan-Apr2011, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p12
Trade Publication
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.


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