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#17254 - Pair of Smith Type Lt. Straps Rowlan R. Hazard R.I.
This is a pair of first lieutenant shoulder rank boards worn by Union Lieutenant Rowland R. Hazard (1837 - 1921). He served for a few months in 1861 in the 1 st Rhode Island militia, but then from 1863 - 1864 in the 14 th Rhode Island Heavy Artillery. There, he was a white officer to a "colored regiment." The straps are the Smith Type variety. Blue Field for infantry. Likely from his early war 1861 service. Excellent condition. About 3 7/8' BY 1 5/8". Comes in a free Riker display box for safe and easy future storage. A Certificate of Authenticity will be supplied, stating this officer source.

Type:  |  Condition: Extra Fine  |  Price: $240.00
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