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Object Name Epaulet
Catalog Number 0985.13.00475b
Description Epaulet: One of a pair of epaulets (.13.475a-b) consisting of brass crescents with plain gold thread shoulder boards and fringe woven in tight curls.
Dimensions H-7 inches
Owned David Carter
Owner Regiment 46th Virginia Infantry, Co. A, "Richmond Light Infantry Blues" (RLIB)
Event Battle of the Crater
Provenance Pair of epaulets worn by Captain David Carter of the Richmond Light Infantry Blues. Carter was killed in the battle of the Crater, July 30, 1864.
People Carter, David
Search Terms Battle of the Crater
Petersburg Campaign / Siege of Petersburg
Subjects uniforms
Insignia
militias
Casualties, War
Dead persons
soldiers
War casualties