Pair of Major General epaulets worn by William T. Sherman

Description
One pair of gold epaulets worn by William Tecumseh Sherman in 1865 when he was serving as Major General in the Army. The epaulets are ornamented with two silver stars, backed with red fabric.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
insignia, pair of
date made
ca 1865
used date
1865-1866
wearer
Sherman, William Tecumseh
Physical Description
metallic thread (overall material)
Measurements
overall (on mount): 4 1/2 in x 12 in x 10 in; 11.43 cm x 30.48 cm x 25.4 cm
ID Number
AF*15939
catalog number
15939
accession number
59388
subject
Army
Military
Civil War
William Tecumseh Sherman
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
William Tecumseh Sherman
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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