Confederate Kentucky Military Institute Coat Button Horstmann & Allien Backmark

Non dug Confederate Civil War gilt brass Kentucky Military Institute K M I coat button. The front has nice detail and a beautiful uncleaned patina. The reverse has a c.1860 depressed HORSTMANN & ALLIEN . NY ., outside a ring of rays, backmark. The shank is straight. This Southern school button measures 21 mm's in diameter. $325