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Object Name: Shoulder strap
Date: 1860-1865
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Medium: Velvet, metal, wool
Dimensions: Overall: 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 4 1/8 in. ( 0.6 x 3.8 x 10.5 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Light brown velvet shoulder strap with metal thread embroidered bar at each end and border around the edges, set on black wool.
Credit Line: Gift of Fred Lockley
Object Number: 1953.291e
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Marks: handwritten: reverse, across center: "FREDERICK"

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This shoulder strap was worn by the donor's father, Frederick Lockley, while he served in the Civil War from 1862-1865, in Company I, 7th Regiment of Artillery, New York State Volunteers.