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Collection Dean Brown
WVM ID Number V1995.27.188
Object Name Hat
Title Hat, Pillbox, Artillery Cap
Year Range from 1892
Year Range to 1898
Event Post Civil War
Description Hat, Pillbox, Artillery Cap, dark blue, brimless, large red band with two small gilt braid cords. Larger gilt braid cords across top and attached to Union buttons. Inside is lattice-stitched. Also has maker's stamp in gold. Brown leather sweatband marked: "Dean Brown/ First Light Artillery First Section/ 92".
History Appears to have belonged to Dean Brown of the First Light Artillery, First Section.
Place of Origin United States