Shoulder strap

Object Number: 
1953.291d
Date: 
1860-1865
Medium: 
Silk, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/4 x 1 1/4 x 3 1/8 in. ( 0.6 x 3.2 x 7.9 cm )
Description: 
Red (now faded) velvet lietenant's shoulder strap with metal embroidered bar at each end and border around the edges.
Gallery Label: 
This shoulder strap was 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