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MODEL 1858 ENLISTED FORAGE CAP

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MODEL 1858 ENLISTED FORAGE CAP

PRICE   $ 2,650.00

DESCRIPTION

A Civil War issue forage or "bummers" cap. This is the regulation pattern cap issued to enlisted personnel from 1861-65. Cap has dark blue wool body with leather bill and leather chinstrap which is held in place with general service eagle buttons. Liner is of light brown polished cotton. Sweatband is black leather. The cap has a red laundry tag attached to interior liner that is dated 1942.

This is the iconic piece of Civil War headgear as worn by federal soldiers in every theater of the war.

CONDITION

    Cap is in excellent condition. There are a few scattered minor moth nips. The color is still vibrant. All stitching is solid. Buttons, chinstrap, lining and sweatband are original to the hat. No repairs.

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