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January 12, 2015

Brigadier General’s Shoulder Straps

Filed under: Item of the Day — Jason Onerheim @ 12:01 am

Pair of United States Army brigadier general’s shoulder strap rank insignias used during the Civil War. Each strap is embroidered in bullion with a silver five-point star within a gold border on velvet backing with cloth ties. Collected by the Daughters of the American Revolution, Sibley House Association.

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