George Washington's Epaulettes

Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Primary Source, Artifacts
Date Posted: 12/30/2009

These epaulettes were worn by George Washington and can be seen in life portraits painted by celebrated American artist Charles Wilson Peale between 1779 and 1780.

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