Pair of General epaulets worn by William T. Sherman

Description
One pair of gold epaulets worn by William Tecumseh Sherman in 1880 when he held the rank of General, US Army. The epaulets are ornamented with two stars and a colored American flag shield, with a metal attachment hook on their underside.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
insignia, pair of
date made
ca 1880
associated date
1851-1901
associated person
Sherman, P.T.
wearer
Sherman, William Tecumseh
Physical Description
metallic thread (?? material)
Measurements
overall (mounted): 6 in x 12 1/2 in x 11 in; 15.24 cm x 31.75 cm x 27.94 cm
ID Number
AF*15938
catalog number
15938
accession number
59388
subject
Army
Military
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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