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Shoulder straps worn by Major General John Rutter Brooke

Shoulder straps worn by Major General John Rutter Brooke

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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.
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Object Name
Insignia, Pair of
Other Terms
Insignia, Pair of; Army; Shoulder Strap; Staff; Major General; Officer
Brooke, John Rutter
Physical Description
cloth (?? material)
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
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Major General John R. Brooke, USA (Ret.)
Civil War
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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