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  • Regulation Size Civil War Union Army Should Boards

Civil War Officer's Shoulder Boards - Regulation Size

0.60 LBS
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Product Description

All Union Army officers during the Civil War were required to wear shoulder boards/straps on each shoulder whenever the epaulette was not worn. Length of strap, 4 inches length and 1 3/8 inches width.  The width of the embroidery is 1/4 inch. 2nd Ltn. - No Bar 1st Ltn. - 1 Gold Bar Captain - 2 Gold Bar, Major - Gold Oak Leaf on either sides, Ltn. Coln. - Silver Oak Leaf on either sides, Coln. - Silver eagle in the center,  Brig. gen - 1 Silver Star in the center, Maj. Gen. - 2 Silver Stars in the center,  Gen. in Chief - 3 Silver Stars in the center,  $ Star  Shoulder Boards are also available in Black Background for Staff.  Embroidery is with metallic thread on velvet with a wool backing.