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Object Name Epaulet
Catalog Number 0985.13.00877b
Description Epaulet: One of a pair of epaulets (.13.877a-b) consisting of brass crescents with gold thread fringe on shoulder boards. The boards have yellow silk liners.
Dimensions L-7 inches
Owned William Frederick Gunn
Owner Regiment 15th Virginia Infantry, Co. G, "Southern Guard"
Rives Battery, Nelson Artillery
Provenance 1st Lt. William Frederick Gunn wore this pair of epaulets. He enlisted in Co. G, 15th Virginia Infantry, "Southern Guard" (Henrico County) on April 22, 1861 as a 2nd Lieutenant. Gunn was promoted to 1st Lt. on September 18, 1861. He was dropped at the unit's reorganization and transferred to Rives Battery in the Nelson Artillery as 2nd Lt. Gunn commanded Section A of Rives Battery in January 1865.
People Gunn, William Frederick
Subjects uniforms
Insignia