Shoulder strap

Object Number: 
1940.933
Date: 
1860-1862
Medium: 
Metal, wool, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/8 x 5 x 2 in. ( 0.3 x 12.7 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular shoulder strap with four gold-embroidered bars inside gold-embroidered border, on dark blue felt ground.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, these shoulder straps were worn by Joseph H. Bradley while serving as captain in the 5th New York Volunteer Infantry ("Duryee's Zouaves") during the Civil War, from 1861 until 1862.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mary Margaret Bradley
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group