What is this? Help identifying hat/sword

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No I do not think they are "fake", but both are post Civil War. Regardless of being post Civil War, they are very nice and are historic.
 
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Nice pieces. The kepi is a Sons of Veterans one and the short sword is also post war.
Great gifts! Possibly GAR?
As @ucvrelics has said, the forage cap (looks like a regulation M.1872 in style) is marked with an old English SV for Sons of (Union) Veterans, also known as SVR or Sons of Veterans Reserve, a society which still exists for descendants of Union veterans. The short sword has markings typical of regimental markings used by the Prussian/German forces pre-WWI.
 
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