Chevrons

Object Number: 
1953.291ab
Date: 
1855-1865
Medium: 
Wool
Dimensions: 
largest: 7 1/2 x 8 1/4 x 1/8 in. ( 19 x 21 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Dark blue felt background with three red felt chevrons stitched to top, and arc of three red bars at bottom.
Gallery Label: 
These chevrons were part of a uniform worn by the donor's father, Frederick Lockley, Sr., when he served in the Civil War, 1862-1865. The accession record notes that this shoulder strap was worn during the Battle of Cold Harbor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Fred Lockley
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group