US Army brigadier general's epaulettes

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Titles US Army brigadier general's epaulettes
Description United States Army officer's epaulettes worn by Brigadier General Henry H. Sibley during the Civil War and U.S.-Dakota War. Each consists of a bullion covered board strap with a brass General Staff button on the end. On the opposite end, within a brass crescent, is a silver bullion six-pointed star. A row of spiral gold bullion fringe hangs from the crescent. The epaulettes were made by Horstmann and Company in New York.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 20 centimeters length
15 centimeters width
10 centimeters depth
Nomenclature epaulet
Materials bullion
brass (alloy)
metal
cloth
Creation Made by: Horstmann & Co.
Made in: New York, New York, United States
Subjects Owned/used by: Sibley, Henry Hastings
Used in: U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
Used in: Civil War, 1861-1865
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Clothing. Accessories
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1862 - Not later than 1865
Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865 (Civil War)
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections, Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 220.A,B (Accession Number)

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