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    Union Model 1858 McDowell Infantry Officer's Forage Cap With Original Insignia of the 127th Infantry Regiment Officer's Forage "McDowell" Cap. Dark blue wool throughout with characteristic high crown and small leather bill. Original gold bullion embroidered infantry horn insignia stitched on the front with embroidered numbers "127". Wool body shows minor wear from honest use and some fading on the crown but no damage or holes. The leather chinstrap, broken at one side, is secured by two small eagle I buttons. The cap's interior has a wide leather sweatband and is lined on the sides with black quilted silk which shows a few areas of wear. The crown lining is embossed with the logo "Warnock & Co 519 B'Way New York". Expected crazing to the leather elements and wear, otherwise, excellent condition. This is a superb and classic early Civil War "McDowell" cap.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    13th Saturday
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