Shoulder straps (pair)
Wool, metal, cotton
overall (each): 1/4 x 1 3/8 x 3 7/8 in. ( 0.6 x 3.5 x 9.8 cm )
Pair of artillery lieutenant's shoulder straps; metal thread embroidered single bar at each end and border around the edges; brown cotton twill tape strings with metal ferrules at each corner.
These shoulder straps were worn by Fordham Morris (1842-1909) when he served with the 5th Army Corps, Artillery Brigade during the Civil War, 1861-1865.
Gift of Mrs. R. Horace Gallatin
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