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Object Name Hat, Slouch
Catalog Number 0985.13.00620
Description Slouch hat of light brown wool felt hat with 2.5 inch brim trimmed with brown ribbon; 3/8 inch brown ribbon hatband; brown leather sweatband; no lining.
Dimensions H-5 W-12.5 inches
Owned John Marye Hudgin [Hudgins]
Owner Regiment 30th Virginia Infantry, Co. F
Made Knowles and Hoff
Provenance Hat worn by Captain J.M. Hudgins on his return from Appomattox Court House to his home in Bowling Green, Virginia in 1865. It was so very soiled in service that it was washed and turned.
People Hudgin, John Marye
Search Terms Appomattox Campaign
Surrender at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865
items worn home
end of war
Subjects Uniforms
Headgear
Hats
surrenders