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Object Name Hat, Slouch
Catalog Number 0985.13.00830
Date c. 1870
Description Post-Civil War veteran's slouch hat of black wool felt with 3 inch brim; 3/8 inch a black ribbon hatband; brown leather sweatband stamped with manufacturer's crest and "McADAMS / BERRY / COR. 10th & MAIN ST / RICHMOND / VA."; sticker applied to sweatnabd" McAdams & / Berry / No.______ / $5.00 / Richmond, VA"
Dimensions H-5.5 L-13 inches
Owned Thomas H. Carter
Owner Regiment King William Artillery
Made McAdams Berry
Provenance Slouch hat worn by Colonel Thomas H. Carter at the unveiling of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument on Church Hill, Richmond, Virginia. It was the last parade he marched in.

Thomas Carter served as a captain in the King William (Virginia) Artillery, was promoted major and served as Chief of Artiilery in D.H. Hill's Division. Promoted colonel in Feb. 1864, he was Chief of Artillery with Early's army during the Valley campaign. Paroled at Appomattox.
People Carter, Thomas Henry
Search Terms Monument unveiling - Confederate Soldiers and Sailors, Libby Hill Park, Richmond, VA, 1894
Richmond, Virginia
Subjects Uniforms