Slouch hat

Description
Like many soldiers on both sides, Colonel Robert Harper had both a kepi and a comfortable slouch hat. This felt hat also did a better job of protecting the wearer from glaring sun or pouring rain.
Object Name
hat
associated date
1861-1865
Physical Description
gray (overall color)
ID Number
AF*42580
catalog number
42580
accession number
163704
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
Civil War
Exhibition
Armed Forces, Firearms
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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