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Object Name Epaulet
Catalog Number 0985.07.00188a
Description Epaulet: One of a pair of epaulets (.7.188a-b) consisting of black wool with white cotton fringe on shoulder boards. The boards are lined with brown silesia. Each epaulet has a Virginia State Seal cuff button on each shoulder.
Dimensions L-7.25 inches
Owned John Pitt
Owner Regiment 12th Virginia Infantry, Co. G, "Richmond Grays"
Provenance John Pitt wore this pair of epaulets as a Private in Co. G, 12th Virginia Infantry. He enlisted on April 19, 1861 and was discharged on August 8, 1862 as being over age (born 1824).
People Pitt, John
Subjects uniforms
Insignia
Elderly persons
Aged persons
Aging
Older people
Older persons
Discharges, Military