US Army brigadier general's shoulder straps
|Description||Two pairs of United States Army brigadier general's shoulder strap rank insignias. The insignias were worn by Colonel John B. Sanborn of the 4th Minnesota Infantry Regiment. The insignias consist of a five-point star and a gold bullion embroidered border on a cloth base. Straps A and B are on black velvet; straps C and D are on dark blue wool. C and D also have a brown shoe lace attached at each end.
|Quantity||2 pair items
|Format||Content Category: artifacts
|Measurements||10 centimeters length (A and B)
3.4 centimeters width (A and B)
9.8 centimeters length (C and D)
4.1 centimeters width (C and D)
|Nomenclature||Shoulder strap (costume accessory)
|Creation||Issued by: United States Army
Owned/used by: Sanborn, John Benjamin Sr.
Used in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Used in Civil War
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies.
Military. Insignia, Medals, & Buttons
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Clothing. Accessories
|Dates||Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865
|Holding Type||3D Objects|