Grand Army of the Republic hat worn by William T. Sherman

Description
Black felt campaign-style hat worn by William Tecumseh Sherman as a member of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) veteran's organization. The hat has a black grosgrain ribbon band, gold cord and gold and silver pin "GAR" insignia. Interior has light brown leather band and gold "Dorsey & Co." printed logo.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cap
date made
ca 1870s-1880s
wearer
Sherman, William Tecumseh
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
metal (insignia material)
Measurements
overall: 14 1/2 in x 13 in x 6 in; 36.83 cm x 33.02 cm x 15.24 cm
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
ID Number
AF*15936
accession number
59388
catalog number
15936
subject
Civil War memorialization
Veterans
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
William Tecumseh Sherman
Military
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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