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US Army General Officer's sword belt worn by William T. Sherman

US Army General Officer's sword belt worn by William T. Sherman

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US Army General Officer's dress sword belt worn by William T. Sherman during the American Civil War. The non-regulation sword belt is made of brown leather with silver or faded gold embroidered detailing of oak leaves. Two straps of the same design are clipped to the end of the belt by filigreed gold metal clips.
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Object Name
Other Terms
belt; Man; Army; General Officer; Officer; Dress, Full
date made
ca 1860s
associated date
Sherman, William Tecumseh
Physical Description
leather (overall material)
metal (overall material)
overall: 39 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in x 1 1/4 in; 100.33 cm x 8.89 cm x 3.175 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Hon. P. Tecumseh Sherman
Civil War
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
William Tecumseh Sherman
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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