|Object Name||Hat, Slouch|
|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|
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.
Carter, Thomas Henry
Monument unveiling - Confederate Soldiers and Sailors, Libby Hill Park, Richmond, VA, 1894