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  1. FedericoFCavada

    The whipple hat thread

    There is an earlier thread about both the havelock sun or rain cover for the kepi/chausseur cap or the forage cap and the whipple hat. I thought a separate whipple hat thread might be in order? Apologies if this has been discussed to death previously...
  2. D

    UCV South Carolina Hat Pin

    Was wondering if anyone had any info on this UCV hat pin and possible value. Thanks
  3. D

    UCV Hat Pin

    Was wondering what the value of thid ucv hat pin. Any help is greatly appreciat
  4. T

    GSB on hat

    does anyone know what that stands for? I have had this picture all my life in a box my Grandmother left me. Im pretty sure it is my GG GrandFather. But the GSB on the hat i cannot find an answer for. I searched all over the internet for it
  5. davebleedsblue

    ID Help Please: Confederate 2nd Pattern Artillery Officer's Kepi

    Hey everyone! First, photos: https://imgur.com/a/eUoHixs I picked this up yesterday from a shop that occasionally has some amazing finds. Took me by surprise to see this there, and despite the price tag I couldn't let it go. Anyway, I believe (am hoping) this is a genuine Confederate 2nd...
  6. AUG

    Hat of Lt. Col. Edward McCrady, 1st South Carolina Infantry

    Found on Old South Military Antiques. Hat worn by Lt. Colonel Edward McCrady, Jr. of Gregg's 1st South Carolina Infantry. The hat bears the hole from a bullet that wounded McCrady at Second Manassas on August 30, 1862. The previous day the 1st South Carolina saw some intense fighting in the...
  7. J

    Help Identifying Soldier's Uniform and Hat

    Hi all! I just received this family photo and could use some help identifying it. From the little bit of research I did I guessed that it was a Union junior officers frock coat. The belt (see detail photo) seems to be an eagle with a wreath. There are three buttons on the sleeves and 8-9 on...
  8. Mrs. V

    Proper conservation, hat

    First I will make you scream by telling this hat was in my Grandparents back room for as long as I remember. (I thought it was some marching band head gear). Think unused, unheated tack room. Union, stiff navy blue kepi. There is a sunburst at the center front of the hat, black cabochon in the...
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