The star is made of dead bullion. There is some period writing on the back with what appears to be iron gull ink. Measures: 1 5/8" x 4". Please see photos for condition.
The item "Original Single Civil War Era Brigadier-General Shoulder Board / Strap" is in sale since Friday, November 15, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Uniforms". The seller is "americancivilwarrelics" and is located in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, Belgium, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Mexico, New Zealand, Switzerland, Norway, Croatia, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Iceland, Jersey, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco.