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.

Associated Date: 1861-1865

See more items in: Military and Society: Armed Forces History, Military, Civil War, Military

Exhibition: Armed Forces, Firearms

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Credit Line: Robert B. Harper

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.42580Catalog Number: 42580Accession Number: 163704

Object Name: hatOther Terms: hat; Man; CSA, Army; Enlisted Man

Physical Description: gray (overall color)

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-66e0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_439982

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