Slouch hat

Slouch hat

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Description
Slouch hats, like this one worn by Private George William Ramsay of the 17th Virginia Infantry, Company A of the Confederate States Army, were among the garb typically worn by Confederate soldiers. These hats were sought after since the alternative, kepis, provided little protection from the weather
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
hat
Other Terms
hat; CSA, Army
associated date
1861-1865
associated person
Ramsay, Dennis
Ramsay, William
Physical Description
felt (overall material)
ID Number
AF.67635M
catalog number
67635M
accession number
220760
subject
Civil War
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Military
Civil War
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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