|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.|
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.|
Battle of Bristoe Station
Civil War, U.S.
Wounded in war
Wounds & injuries