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    Commercially Produced Forage Cap with Large V Corps Insignia. This example of a privately purchased cap reflects the high quality of such headwear, made from fine dark blue broadcloth with a sturdy leather-bound visor. The crown has a 2" wide red velvet V Corps badge with gold border affixed to the top under which is a stamped, false embroidered wreath. There are indications that additionally there might have been a two-digit regimental number inside the wreath, but this has been removed for a long time. The chin strap with its eagle "I" buttons may be a correct replacement and the original sweatband is in fine condition. Both have been reattached by conservationist Henry Cooke of Randolph, Mass. The overall condition of this very attractive cap is excellent.

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    November, 2008
    20th-21st Thursday-Friday
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