US Army officer's Model 1858 uniform hat

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Titles US Army officer's Model 1858 uniform hat
Description United States Army officer's Model 1858 black felt dress hat, commonly known as a "Hardee" hat. The hat was worn during the Civil War by Captain Gold T. Curtis of the 5th Minnesota Regiment, Company K. Curtis served from April 30, 1862 until he died of dysentery in St. Louis, Missouri on July 24, 1862. The hat has a silk hatband and a plume of two black ostrich feathers with a brass button.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 21 3/4 inches circumference (crown)
3 inches length (brim)
Nomenclature hat
military uniform
Materials felt (textile)
feather (ostrich)
silk (textile)
brass (alloy)
ribbon (material)
Creation Issued by: United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 5th (1861-1865), Company K
Subjects Owned/used by: Curtis, Captain Gold Tompkins
Used in: Civil War, 1861-1865
Used in: Minnesota, United States
Used in: United States
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies.
Saint Louis, Saint Louis County, Missouri, United States
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Clothing. Footwear & Headgear
Dates Use: 1862
Content: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865 (Civil War)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 6844.2 (Accession Number)

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