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Object Name Hat, Slouch
Catalog Number 0985.13.00056
Description Brownish gray wool felt slouch hat with upturned brim, brown ribbon band and edging; yellow-gold silk lining; leather sweatband. Label sewn into crown lining reads: "Confederate Museum / R.E. Lee"
Material Wool felt/Silk
Dimensions H-4.75 W-15 inches
Owned Robert E. Lee ; Joseph C. Stiles ; Robert Stiles
Provenance Slouch hat worn by General Robert E. Lee. Presented by him to Rev. Joseph C. Stiles through his daughter Miss Josephine C. Stiles. The hat was later worn to several Confederate reunions by Major Robert Stiles, the son of Rev. Stiles.
People Lee, Robert E.
Stiles, Joseph C.
Stiles, Robert
Subjects Uniforms
Headgear
Hats
Reunions
Veterans
gifts