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Pair of General of the Army epaulets worn by William T. Sherman

Pair of General of the Army epaulets worn by William T. Sherman

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Description
One pair of gold epaulets worn by William Tecumseh Sherman between 1869 and 1883 when he was serving as General of the Army. The epaulets are ornamented with two stars and an embroidered eagle with an American flag and half-globe eagle and shield buttons, backed with red fabric.
Object Name
insignia, pair of
date made
ca 1869
associated date
1869-1883
wearer
Sherman, William Tecumseh
Physical Description
metallic thread (overall material)
Measurements
overall (mounted): 6 in x 12 in x 10 1/2 in; 15.24 cm x 30.48 cm x 26.67 cm
ID Number
AF.15937
catalog number
15937
accession number
59388
Credit Line
Hon. P. Tecumseh Sherman
subject
Army
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
William Tecumseh Sherman
Military
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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