Bummer's cap; Civil war; 57th I
Felt, other textile, leather, metal
Overall: 2 x 9 x 7 in. ( 5.1 x 22.9 x 17.8 cm )
Dark blue felt fatigue hat with soft, tapered cylindrical crown with flat top, black leather visor with rounded edge, and black leather chin strap secured at either side by a brass button embossed with shield-breasted eagle insignia; front insignia in the form of a gilded metal horn with number "57" in applied metal numbers inside circle of tubing.
cut-out metal: on front of hat: "57"
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