Chapeau

Description
Chapeau worn by Frederick Forsyth of the Portland Rifle Company, late 1850s. Little is recorded in the museum files about Forsyth, but we do know he was commissioned as a Captain of Company A, 1st Regiment, 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Volunteer Militia, State of Maine. He resigned his commission on April 26, 1861.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
chapeau
associated date
1856
associated person
Forsyth, Frederick
Measurements
overall: 11 in x 16 in x 4 in; 27.94 cm x 40.64 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
AF*35633(1)
catalog number
35633(1)
accession number
96111
subject
Military
Civil War
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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