Shako

Description
1st Regiment of Artillery, Pennsylvania Militia shako, ca. 1861 (missing pompon). This regiment was raised on April 13, 1861. The insignia displays crossed-cannon and an ordnance bomb.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cap
date made
1861
associated date
1850-1870
Physical Description
black (overall color)
leather (overall material)
wool (overall material)
Measurements
overall (boxed): 12 1/4 in x 13 3/4 in x 13 3/4 in; 31.115 cm x 34.925 cm x 34.925 cm
ID Number
AF*61063M
catalog number
61063M
accession number
223708
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
Civil War
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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