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Object Name Hat, Slouch
Catalog Number 0985.10.00173, a
Description Brown wool felt slouch hat with 3 inch brim; left side cocked and held in place with hook and eye (eye missing); embroidered gold thread and sequin palmetto applique applied to left side of brim; double line of stitching running around edge of brim; black and gold thread officer's hatband with acorns; detched black leather sweatband (.173a); no lining.
Dimensions H-6 L-14 inches
Owned Paul Hamilton
Owner Regiment Hampton Legion Artillery; AAG to Stephen Lee
Event Battle of Chickasaw Bayou / Chickasaw Bluffs / Walnut Hills
Vicksburg Campaign
Provenance A hat worn by Captain Paul Hamilton of Beaufort, South Carolina. He was killed near Vicksburg during the Battle of Chickasaw Bayou / Walnut Hills on December 29, 1862; this was the opening battle of the Vicksburg Campaign.
People Hamilton, Paul
Search Terms Vicksburg Campaign
Battle of Chickasaw Bayou / Chickasaw Bluffs / Walnut Hills
Seven Days Battles
Peninsula Campaign
Subjects Uniforms
Headgear
Hats
Dead persons