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Object Name Epaulet
Catalog Number 0985.13.00874a
Description Epaulet: One of a pair of epaulets (.13.874a-b) consist of brass crescents with gold thread fringe on shoulder boards. The shoulder boards have yellow silk liners.
Dimensions L-6.5 inches
Owned unidentified Confederate officer
Owner Regiment 17th Virginia Infantry
Provenance This pair of epaulets is an example of the kind worn by non-commissioned officers during the early part of the war. A non-commissioned officer of the 17th Virginia Infantry wore this pair.
People unidentified Confederate officer
Subjects uniforms
Insignia