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)
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)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 220.A,B (Accession Number)

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