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)
Military uniform
Creation Issued by: United States, Army
Subjects 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
(Civil War)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 27.H18.A-D

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