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Collection HCHS Civil War Collection
Catalog Number 2016.267.001
Object Name Epaulet
Description Two gold epaulets with raised fringe. The epaulets has attached a Eagle Dragoon button. The dragoon branch of service was a group of mounted soldiers that were a very well equipped force that was designed to strike fast and hard. The face of the button has the spread-wing eagle with the "D” shield on its chest. This denotes the dragoon branch of service.
Subjects Military decorations
Military uniforms
Search Terms Civil War