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Object Name Epaulet
Catalog Number 0985.13.00462b
Description Epaulet: One of a pair of epaulets (.13.462a-b) consisting of black and white shoulder boards with white cotton thread fringe and black polished cotton liners. One epaulet has a brass Excelsior National Guard half-inch button on the shoulder.
Dimensions W-5.75 L-7 inches
Owned Edwin White Branch [Edward White Branch]
Owner Regiment 12th Virginia Infantry, Co. G, "Richmond Grays"
Event Battle of Brandy Station
Provenance Capt. Edwin White Branch wore these epaulets as part of his Confederate uniform. He served in Co. G, 12th Virginia Infantry, "Richmond Greys". He was killed at Brandy Station, Virginia in August 1863.
People Branch, Edwin White
Subjects uniforms
Insignia
Casualties, War
Dead persons
soldiers
War casualties