1st Minnesota officer's hat insignia
|Description||Service insignia for a United States Army Officer's Modal 1858 uniform hat worn by William H. Dike during the Civil War. Dike was elected Captain of Company G of the 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment and when the regiment was mustered on April 29, 1861, he was appointed to the rank of major. After serving at the First Battle of Bull Run in July, Dike resigned his commission on October 22, 1861, and returned to Faribault, Minnesota. See also hat insignia, ID Number 74.72.2.
|Format||Content Category: artifacts
|Measurements||7.2 centimeters length
4.7 centimeters width
|Creation||Issued by: United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 1st (1861-1864)
Owned/used by: Dike, Major William H.
Used in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States
Used in vicinity of Manassas Independent City, Virginia, United States
Used in Minnesota, United States
Used in Prince William County, Virginia
Used in Civil War, 1861-1865
Bull Run, Battle of
Balls Bluff, Battle of
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies.
Military. Insignia, Medals, & Buttons
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Clothing. Accessories
|Dates||Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865
|Holding Type||3D Objects|