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Shoulder straps (pair)

Object Number: 
1918.56ab
Date: 
1860-1865
Medium: 
Wool, metal
Dimensions: 
overall (each): 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 4 in. ( 0.6 x 3.8 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Pair of dark blue or black wool shoulder straps with gold metal thread embroidered border around edges.
Gallery Label: 
These shoulder straps were worn by John A. Sniffen when he served with the 7th Regiment, 6th Company. According to the accession record, he entered the military in April, 1861.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac B. Sniffen
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group