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Object Name Epaulet
Catalog Number 0985.13.00291a
Description Epaulet: One of a pair of epaulets (.13.291a-b) consisting of gold thread with brass crescents. The shoulder boards are gold thread with two bars and a round patch, on which is a thread "I." The undersides are red silk.
Dimensions L-8 inches
Owned James Kendall Lee
Owner Regiment 1st Virginia Infantry, Co. B, "Richmond City Guards"
Event Battle of First Manassas / First Bull Run
Provenance Captain James Kendall Lee wore these epaulets. He was killed in the first battle of Manassas.
People Lee, James Kendall
Search Terms Battle of First Manassas / First Bull Run
Subjects uniforms
Insignia
Death
Dead persons
Casualties, War
War casualties