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Original Civil War Union Enlisted Man’s Forage Cap with Artillery Insignia

$3,150.00

Product Description

This is a rare piece being offered, it is an original Civil War Union Enlisted Man’s Forage Cap with Artillery Insignia. It is an early war Type I cap, exhibiting fine, deep blue color, with only a slight bit of insect/moth damage. The chinstrap, retaining its sheet brass adjuster buckle, is affixed to the cap by two, general service, eagle buttons, which is correct for this kepi.

The interior of the cap exhibits a complete, polished, brown cotton lining; the leather sweat band is complete and in overall good condition. On top of the crown is an original, enlisted man’s, crossed cannons, artillery insignia, which is original to the cap. On the interior of the crown, a partial, original, U.S. Army size label remains. This is a fine example of a Union enlisted man’s forage cap and would make a great center piece for any Civil War collection. The very friendly layaway plan is also available for this item.

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0805222
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