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Object Name Epaulet
Catalog Number 0985.07.00187a
Description Epaulet: one of a pair of epaulets (.7.187a-b) of brass with a brass crescent with a gold thread fringe and a five-pointed gold thread star on each shoulder. The liner is made of yellow silk.
Dimensions L-7 inches
Owned Carnot Posey
Owner Regiment 16th Mississippi Infantry, "Wilkinson Rifles"
Posey's Brigade in Richard H. Anderson's Division of the 3rd Corps
Event Battle of Bristoe Station
Provenance Brig. Gen. Carnot Posey wore this pair of epaulettes during the war. He was wounded in the left thigh by a shell fragment at the Battle of Bristoe Station on October 14, 1863, and died about one month later from infection.
People Posey, Carnot
Search Terms Battle of Bristoe Station
Subjects Casualties, War
Civil War, U.S.
Dead persons
Generals
Ill persons
Illnesses
Insignia
Military officers
Soldiers
uniforms
War
Wounded in war
Wounds & injuries
Casualties, War
War casualties