Brigadier general shoulder strap worn by John Rutter Brooke

Description (Brief):

Shoulder strap worn by John Rutter Brooke when he held the rank of brigadier general in the United States Army. The shoulder strap features a five point star on a black fabric field with gold metallic thread border. Brooke was promoted to brigadier general of volunteers in 1864 and held the rank in the regular army from 1888-1897.

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.22097 [dup1]Catalog Number: 2209763543

Object Name: InsigniaOther Terms: Insignia; Army; Shoulder Strap; Staff; Brigadier General; Officer

Physical Description: cloth (overall material)Measurements: overall: 4 in x 1 1/2 in x 1/4 in; 10.16 cm x 3.81 cm x .635 cm


Record Id: nmah_387283

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