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American Civil War and early Indian Wars


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M1861 U.S. and State Militia Enlisted Kepi

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U.S. M1861 Enlisted Kepi, American Civil War Men's Hat

    Our M1861 U.S. (Union) Kepi: is made from top quality dark blue wool. It has a leather brim, sweatband and adjustable chin strap with a brass slide.

    The 7th New York Kepi: Cadet Grey Top and Sides with a Black Band. Black soutache braid on front, back and sides with a circle of braid on the top. Black cotton lining and New York State seal buttons. Standard Brim. Militia style 1/2" Chin Strap without brass slide. Stamped Brass numeral "7" included.

    The 12th New York Kepi: Dark Blue Chasseur kepi with gold soutache on the crown, front, sides and around the band. New York State seal buttons. Black lining with standard brim. 1/2" Chin strap without slide. Brass "12" included.

    The 14th New York Kepi: is made of Dark Blue top and band, Red sides with black cotton lining and New York side buttons. Standard Brim.

    The 95th Pennsylvania Kepi: is made of Dark Blue Cap with Red soutache braid on front, back and sides, band and top. Black cotton lining and US Eagle buttons. Standard Brim.

M1861 U.S. and State Militia Enlisted Kepi

M1861 US Army Kepi with artillery insignia
M1861 US
Artillery
7th New York, State Militia
7th NY
State Militia
12th New York, State Militia
12th NY
State Militia
14th New York, State Militia
14th NY
State Militia
95th Pennsylvania Infantry, State Militia
95th PA
State Militia

    This REPRODUCTION Clothing item is Made in the USA. This a quality reproduction item made as close as is modernly possible. Sewing is done by machine to keep costs down (except where hand sewing is required) and most do not show externally. Some items offer hand sewing on exposed stitching (such as buttonholes) for an additional cost.

    Pictures of the item on this page are pictures of the item we sold. All pictures of items we sell are Copyrighted, either by us or our supplier of the item.

    This is not a costume that is made using modern construction or components that did not exist during the time of its original usage (IE: zippers, etc.). Beware of fakes, especially ones using images stolen from this site (Copyright Infringement).

    Artillery Insignia is shown on the M1861 US Kepi, but NOT included. These hats come UNTRIMMED except as listed in their description, although Branch Insignia, Regimental Number and Company Letter can be added to purchase. Insignia, if purchased, is supplied loose and normally ships separately from cap.

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    Measurement Chart: Click Here.

    The 95th PA and 14th NY kepis are Custom made items, please allow 8 - 10 weeks for delivery. Custom Clothing and Uniforms are not returnable. Rush orders are available for an additional price. A rush order reduces the manufacturing time from 8 - 10 weeks to 4 - 5 weeks. The price on rush orders DOES NOT include faster shipping, for faster shipping use the shipping option on the "View Cart" page.

M1861 U.S. Enlisted Kepi (QM-0801)

U.S. M1861 Enlisted Kepi, American Civil War Men's Hat
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$65.00
Kepi Style:
Hat Size: Hat size chart
Branch Insignia:
Company Letter:
Regimental Number:
      
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U.S. M1858 Forage Cap

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U.S. M1858 Forage Cap (Officer & Enlisted), American Civil War Men's Hat
     The US M1858 (Union) Forage Cap features the distinctive "pre-war" (wider and somewhat flatter style) brim of the early war forage caps. This is not a kepi brim. The cap is made from top quality dark blue wool and is lined in black cotton. It has a leather brim, sweatband and adjustable chin strap with a brass slide.

   Enlisted Infantry Insignia is shown but not included. Hat comes UNTRIMMED. Branch Insignia, Regimental Number and Company Letter can be added to purchase. Insignia, if purchased, is supplied loose and normally ships separately from cap.

    This REPRODUCTION Clothing item is Made in the USA. This a quality reproduction item made as close as is modernly possible. Sewing is done by machine to keep costs down (except where hand sewing is required) and most do not show externally. Some items offer hand sewing on exposed stitching (such as buttonholes) for an additional cost.

    Pictures of the item on this page are pictures of the item we sold. All pictures of items we sell are Copyrighted, either by us or our supplier of the item.

    This is not a costume that is made using modern construction or components that did not exist during the time of its original usage (IE: zippers, etc.). Beware of fakes, especially ones using images stolen from this site (Copyright Infringement).

    Material and Color Samples Page.
    Measurement Chart: Click Here.

U.S. M1858 Forage Cap (QM-5804)

U.S. M1858 Forage Cap (Officer & Enlisted), American Civil War Men's Hat
Priced From:
$72.00
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Enlisted Branch Insignia:
Enlisted Company Letter:
Enlisted Regimental Number:

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U.S. M1861 Forage Cap

Officer or Enlisted

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U.S. M1861 Forage Cap (Officer & Enlisted), American Civil War Men's Hat
with Cavalry Trim
U.S. M1861 Berdan Sharpshooters Forage Cap (Officer & Enlisted), American Civil War Men's Hat
Berdan Sharpshooters
    The US M1861 forage cap features the round sloping (crescent shaped) leather brim, made popular by General McDowell. Often called the "bummer's cap", because so many of William Sherman's men wore them. Same high quality materials as the Kepi. The officer's forage cap has a leather binding on the edge of the brim (not shown). This cap was used by both Union and Confederate officers and enlisted.

    This REPRODUCTION Clothing item is Made in the USA. This a quality reproduction item made as close as is modernly possible. Sewing is done by machine to keep costs down (except where hand sewing is required) and most do not show externally. Some items offer hand sewing on exposed stitching (such as buttonholes) for an additional cost.

    Pictures of the item on this page are pictures of the item we sold. All pictures of items we sell are Copyrighted, either by us or our supplier of the item.

    This is not a costume that is made using modern construction or components that did not exist during the time of its original usage (IE: zippers, etc.). Beware of fakes, especially ones using images stolen from this site (Copyright Infringement).

    Cavalry Insignia is shown but not included. Hat comes UNTRIMMED. Branch Insignia, Regimental Number and Company Letter can be added to purchase. Enlisted Insignia or Officer Insignia, if purchased, is supplied loose and normally ships separately from cap.

    Material and Color Samples Page.
    Measurement Chart: Click Here.

    Berdan Sharpshooter Forage Caps and Forage Caps WITH Brim Binding are a Custom made items, see below. If we are out of stock of the "U.S. Navy Blue Forage Cap" in the size you order it can take 8 - 10 weeks for delivery.

    Custom made item, please allow 8 - 10 weeks for delivery. Custom Clothing and Uniforms are not returnable. Rush orders are available for an additional price. A rush order reduces the manufacturing time from 8 - 10 weeks to 4 - 5 weeks. The price on rush orders DOES NOT include faster shipping, for faster shipping use the shipping option on the "View Cart" page.

U.S. M1861 Forage Cap, Officer or Enlisted (QM-0804)

U.S. M1861 Forage Cap (Officer & Enlisted), American Civil War Men's Hat
Priced From:
$65.00
Hat Size: Hat size chart
Color (Navy Blue or Green):
Brim Binding:
Enlisted or Officer Branch Insignia:

Sew on OFFICER Insignia $15.00
Enlisted Regimental #:

Enlisted
Company Letter:

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U.S. (Union) Enlisted Hardee Hat

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U.S. Enlisted Hardee Hat, American Civil War Men's Hat
   The U.S. Enlisted Hardee Hat is the enlisted version of the Officers Hardee Hat. It is the same hat as the Officers Hardee, except it DOES NOT have the ribbon band sewn around the brim edge.

   The hat plus Trim comes with Enlisted Brass Branch Insignia, Brass Hardee Eagle, Hat Cord and 1 Plume. Regimental Number and Company Letter are additional. Branch (insignia) trim colors are: Artillery (crossed cannons) - Red, Cavalry (crossed sabres) - Yellow, Engineer (castle) - Yellow, Hospital Corps (silver U.S. in brass wreath) - Buff and Green, Infantry (hunting horn) - Lt. Blue and Ordnance (flaming bomb) - Wine, Rifleman (trumpet) and Sharpshooters (hunting horn) - Green. Trim is supplied loose, NOT attached, if purchased.

    Made-On-Order item, please allow 3 - 4 weeks for standard delivery. If needed by a certain date (minimum 1 week away), call us to see if it is possible (see contact page for phone number - DO NOT use email for this). The price on orders (INCLUDING Rush Orders) DOES NOT include faster shipping, for faster shipping use the shipping option on the "View Cart" page. We do stock hats in the store, but it is a small percentage of the over 4,000 combinations available on this web site. Hats are drop shipped from Pennsylvania. Any Insignia/Trim purchased with a hat ships separately from us in California.

U.S. (Union) Enlisted Hardee Hat

U.S. Enlisted Hardee Hat, American Civil War Men's Hat
Priced From:
$75.25
Hat Size: Hat size chart
Hat Color:
Black
Trim For:
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U.S. or C.S. Enlisted Civil War Slouch Hat

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U.S. Officers Slouch Hat, American Civil War Men's Hat
US Enlisted Slouch, Officer's Shown
U.S. Officers Slouch Hat, American Civil War Men's Hat
CS Enlisted Slouch, untrimmed
   The U.S. Enlisted Slouch Hat is the enlisted version of the Officers Slouch Hat. It is the same hat as the Officers slouch, INSTEAD OF the ribbon band sewn around the brim edge it has two rows of stitching. (PICTURE IS OF TRIMMED OFFICERS HAT.)

   The hat plus Trim comes with the hat cord (in the branch color) and brass branch insignia. Branch trim colors are: Artillery - Red, Cavalry - Yellow, Engineer - Yellow, Hospital Corps (silver U.S. in brass wreath) - Buff and Green, Infantry - Lt. Blue, Ordnance - Wine and Rifleman - Green. Trim is supplied loose, NOT attached, if purchased.

    Made-On-Order item, please allow 3 - 4 weeks for standard delivery. If needed by a certain date (minimum 1 week away), call us to see if it is possible (see contact page for phone number - DO NOT use email for this). The price on orders (INCLUDING Rush Orders) DOES NOT include faster shipping, for faster shipping use the shipping option on the "View Cart" page. We do stock hats in the store, but it is a small percentage of the over 4,000 combinations available on this web site. Hats are drop shipped from Pennsylvania. Any Insignia/Trim purchased with a hat ships separately from us in California.

U.S. or C.S. Enlisted Civil War Slouch Hat

U.S. Officers Slouch Hat, American Civil War Men's Hat
Priced From:
$75.25
Hat Size: Hat size chart
Hat Color
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U.S. Civil War Enlisted Hat & Cap Insignia

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    Civil War troops wore insignia on their hats and caps to designate their Branch, Regiment (5/8") and Company (1"). They were more prevalent at the beginning of the war as they became less popular as the war went on. There were made of stamped brass. Our reproductions are duplicates of the originals.
U.S. M1858 Enlisted Artillery Hat and Cap Insignia, American Civil War Men's Hat
Artillery Insignia
U.S. M1861 Enlisted Cavalry Hat and Cap Insignia, American Civil War Men's Hat
Cavalry Insignia
U.S. Enlisted Engineer Castle Insignia
Engineer Insignia
Castle
U.S. M1861 Enlisted infanntry Hat and Cap Insignia, American Civil War Men's Hat
Infantry Insignia
U.S. Enlisted Hospital Corps Insignia
Hospital Corps
US in Wreath
U.S. Enlisted Marine Metal Badge
USMC Marine Corps
Metal Badge
U.S. Enlisted Mounted Rifles Insignia
Mounted Rifles
Trumpet
U.S. Enlisted Ordance Insignia
Ordnance
Flaming Bomb
U.S. Enlisted Remimantal Numbers
Regimental #'s
0 through 9
U.S. Enlisted Company Letters
Company Letters
A through L (no J)
U.S. Army Enlisted Hardee Hat Eagle
Hardy Hat Eagle
 

U.S. Civil War Enlisted Hat & Cap Insignia

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Enlisted Branch Insignia, Brass

M1855 Artillery (brass crossed cannon) @ $3.95 M1858 Cavalry (crossed sabers) @ $3.95
Engineer (castle) @ $7.50 M1858 Infantry (hunting horn) @ $3.95
M1858 Hospital Corps (silver US in wreath) @ $10.50 M1858 Mounted Rifles (trumpet) @ $7.50
M1858 Ordnance (flaming bomb) @ $3.95 M1859 USMC Enlisted Metal Badge @ $14.95

Enlisted Regimental Numbers, Brass

# 0

@ $1.50
# 1

@ $1.50
# 2

@ $1.50
# 3

@ $1.50
# 4

@ $1.50
# 5

@ $1.50
# 6

@ $1.50
# 7

@ $1.50
# 8

@ $1.50
# 9

@ $1.50
 

Enlisted Company Letters, Brass

A

@ $1.50
B

@ $1.50
C

@ $1.50
D

@ $1.50
E

@ $1.50
F

@ $1.50
G

@ $1.50
H

@ $1.50
I

@ $1.50
K

@ $1.50
L

@ $1.50

Enlisted Hardee Hat Insignia/Plume

Hardee Hat Eagle @ $3.95 Hardee Hat Plume @ $3.00
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U.S. Civil War & Indian Wars Enlisted Hat Cords

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    Civil War troops also wore hat cords on their hats to designate their Branch. They were more prevalent at the beginning of the war as they became less popular as the war went on, although they remained more popular than the hat brass. There were made of worsted wool. Our reproductions are duplicates of the originals.

U.S. Civil War & Indian Wars Enlisted Hat Cords


U.S. Enlisted Hat Cords, American Civil War Men's Hat
Worsted
Wool
Branch: Buy
Artillery - Red, Hat Cord @ $4.50
Cavalry or Engineer - Lemon Yellow, Hat Cord @ $4.50
Dragoon - Orange, Hat Cord @ $4.50
Indian Scout - Red & White, Hat Cord @ $4.50
Infantry - Blue, Hat Cord @ $4.50
Medical - Green & Buff, Hat Cord @ $4.50
Militia - Black, Hat Cord @ $4.50
Ordnance - Wine, Hat Cord @ $4.50
Rifleman - Green, Hat Cord @ $4.50
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