Union Officers Headgear Epaulettes and Sash
As in any army, the officers' dress and accouterments were to a higher standard than those of the enlisted men Shown here are the epaulettes and waist sash of a first lieutenant of the 143rd Infantry
Regiment, together with his forage cap, which carries the corps badge. The album contains photographs of other officers, probably cartes-de-visite of fellow officers of his own regiment.
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