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Object Name Epaulet
Catalog Number 0985.13.00864a
Description Epaulet: One of a pair of epaulets (.13.864a-b) consisting of brass crescents with gold thread fringe on shoulder boards. The shoulder boards have yellow silk liners.
Dimensions L-7.5 inches
Owned Wyatt Moseley Elliott
Owner Regiment 1st Virginia Infantry, Co. A, "Richmond Grays"
12th Virginia Infantry, Co. G, "Richmond Grays"
25th Battalion Virginia Infantry, "Richmond City Battalion"
Event Battle of Sailor's Creek / Sayler's Creek / Saylor's Creek
Provenance Col. Wyatt Moseley Elliott wore this pair of epaulettes. Elliott was captured at Sayler's Creek and held as a POW there until June 25, 1865.
People Elliott, Wyatt Moseley
Search Terms Battle of Sailor's Creek / Sayler's Creek / Saylor's Creek
Appomattox Campaign
Subjects uniforms
Insignia
Prisoners of war
prisoners
POW's