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Object Name Epaulet
Catalog Number 0985.13.00873b
Description Epaulet: One of a pair of epaulets (.13.873a-b) consisting of brass crescents with gold thread fringe on shoulder boards. The boards have yellow silk liners.
Dimensions L-7.25 inches
Owned Andrew Jackson Grayson
Owner Regiment 45th Virginia Infantry, Co. F, "Bland Sharpshooters"
Provenance Capt. Andrew Jackson Grayson wore this pair of epaulets. Grayson enlisted as Captain in May 1861 at Bland County Courthouse and organized the "Bland Sharpshooters." His sharpshooters became Co. F, 45th Virginia Infantry.
People Grayson, Andrew Jackson
Subjects uniforms
Insignia