Shoulder straps worn by Major General John Rutter Brooke

Description (Brief):

Shoulder straps worn by United States Army Major General John Rutter Brooke. The two shoulder straps feature two five point stars on a black fabric field with gold metallic thread border. Brooke was brevetted major general of volunteers in 1864 and was made a major general in the regular army in 1897, retiring with that rank in 1902.

User: Brooke, John Rutter

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: ArmyCivil War


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Credit Line: Major General John R. Brooke, USA (Ret.)

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.22095Catalog Number: 22095Accession Number: 63543

Object Name: Insignia, Pair ofinsigniaOther Terms: Insignia, Pair of; Army; Shoulder Strap; Staff; Major General; Officer

Physical Description: cloth (?? material)Measurements: overall, boxed: 3 1/2 in x 5 1/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 8.89 cm x 13.335 cm x 4.445 cm


Record Id: nmah_387267

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