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.
|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)
|Creation||Made by: Owens, Harry H.
Issued by: United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 14th (1898-1899), Company E
Owned/used by: Brendel, H. J.
Used in Minnesota, United States
Spanish-American War, 1898--Equipment and supplies.
Military. 1898-1899 (Spanish American War & Leech Lake Uprising). Clothing. Footwear & Headgear
|Dates||Use: Not earlier than 1897 - Not later than 1899
|Holding Type||3D Objects|