DescriptionG.A.R. Civil War Veteran's Black Slouch Hat Overall excellent condition with perfect wool, just minor edge wear on the leather sweatband. Fine quality blocked wool felt with raw edge, twisted gold and black hat cords. Exceptional 2 1/4' brown leather sweat band embossed with color image of a G.A.R. membership medal and the script letters "G.A.R.". Attributed to Harvey Stearns, Co I, 114th New York Volunteers and purchased at Stern's family estate auction Jan. 5, 2008.
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