U.S. Army Officer's Chapeau, General McClellan

Adorned in gold with the U.S. coat of arms, this ceremonial chapeau was authorized for staff officers in 1858 and worn by General McClellan. This hat and other relics belonging to General McClellan were donated to the museum by his son in 1917.
Currently not on view
Object Name
overall: 18 1/4 in x 9 in x 2 in; 46.355 cm x 22.86 cm x 5.08 cm
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Civil War
Civil War
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Civil War
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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