US Army infantry hat insignia

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Description Corps insignia for a United States Army infantry lieutenant's Model 1858 uniform hat. It was worn by Lieutenant George Calladine of the 65th Illinois Regiment while he served as a member of the guard of honor at Abraham Lincoln's bier in Chicago, Illinois. The insignia consists of a hunting horn embroidered in bullion on a black velvet oval. Within the loop is a silvered stamped brass number "65".
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 7.3 centimeters width
5.5 centimeters length
Nomenclature Insignia (device)
Military uniform
Creation Issued by: United States, Army, Illinois Infantry Regiment, 65th (1862-1865)
Subjects Owned/used by: Calladine, Lieutenant George
Lincoln, Abraham
Used in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States
Used in Civil War, 1861-1865
Military. Insignia, Medals, & Buttons
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Clothing. Accessories
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865
(Civil War)
Use: 1865 (Worn at Lincoln's funeral.)
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 6645.1

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