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Brigadier general shoulder strap worn by John Rutter Brooke

Brigadier general shoulder strap worn by John Rutter Brooke

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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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Insignia, Pair of
insignia
user
Brooke, John Rutter
Physical Description
cloth (overall 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
ID Number
AF.22097
catalog number
22097
accession number
63543
Credit Line
Major General John R. Brooke, USA (Ret.)
subject
Army
Civil War
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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