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US Army 1895 uniform cap
Description United States Army enlisted soldier's Model 1895 forage cap. The hat was worn during the Spanish-American War by H. J. Brandel of the Fourteenth Minnesota Infantry Regiment, Company E. The hat has a pillbox type crown covered with wool flannel, cotton lining, a black leather visor and chin strap with brass General Service buttons, and a leather sweatband. At the front of the crown is a gilded brass infantry insignia. hat made by Harry H. Owens.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 7.5 centimeters depth
60 centimeters circumference at crown
17.8 centimeters diameter at crown
4.5 centimeters length brim
Nomenclature Cap (headgear)
Military uniform
Creation Made by: Owens, Harry H.
Issued by: United States Army, 14th Minnesota Infantry Regiment (1898-1899), Company E
Subjects Owned/used by: Brendel, H. J.
Used in Minnesota, United States
Spanish-American War, 1898--Equipment and supplies.
Military. 1898-1899 (Spanish American War). Clothing. Footwear & Headgear
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1897 - Not later than 1899

Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 7909.1