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Collection HCHS Civil War Collection
Catalog Number 2016.266.001
Object Name Epaulet
Description Two silver fringe epaulets. Infantry Officers wore silver epaulets when in dress uniform . In 1851 the color for infantry was changed to gold. Other Army officers (except infantry) and Marine officers wore gold epaulets with the full dress uniform.
Subjects Military decorations
Military uniforms
Soldiers