Object Detail


Maker and Role
Unknown Maker
Date
1861-1862
Object Type
Media
Fabric, leather, brass
Dimensions
9 3/4 x 8 1/4 x 3 1/2" (24.8 x 21 x 8.9cm)
Description
These epaulets follow the 1852 uniform regulations for either Senior Captain in the U.S. Navy or for a Commander in Chief of a squadron. This is denoted by the two (2) stars, one large and one small, above the eagle and anchor device. They were worn by Admiral Samuel Francis du Pont during the Civil War.
Collection
Louise du Pont Crowninshield Estate
Object No
90.1.6.2a,b
Currently on Display
No
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