US Army officer's uniform hat

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Description United States Army officer's forage cap (or kepi) made of red wool flannel with a bound, tarred leather visor. It was reportedly worn by First Lieutenant Abner St. Cyr after the Civil War. St. Cyr served with the Fourth Minnesota Regiment, Company G during the war. Made by Bent and Bush of Boston, Massachusetts.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 56 centimeters circumference (interior)
Nomenclature Cap (headgear)
Military uniform
Creation Made by: Bent & Bush
Made in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
Subjects Used by: St. Cyr, 1st Lieutenant Abner
United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 4th (1861-1865), Company G
Made in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
Used in Minnesota, United States
Civil War, 1861-1865
Military. 1866-1897 (post Civil War). Clothing. Footwear & Headgear
Clothing. Men's Hats & Headgear
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1865
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 67.262.1

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