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

Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
chapeau
Measurements
overall: 18 1/4 in x 9 in x 2 in; 46.355 cm x 22.86 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
AF*17435
catalog number
17435
accession number
61384
subject
Civil War
Civil War
Military
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Civil War
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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