Military Cap
Military Cap
Military Cap
Military Cap
Military Cap
Military Cap
Military Cap
Military Cap
Military Cap
Military Cap


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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Clothing Accessories
Clothing and Accessories
Men's Clothing
Uniforms
Headwear
American Civil War ➔ Military Cap

Identifier:
118246
Description:
This service cap, also known as a forage cap, is from the United States Army of the United States Armed Forces. It was worn around 1872. 

This forage cap is made of navy blue wool and has a red diamond on the top of the crown. 
Date:
circa 1872
Materials:
Wool
Dimensions:
2.5"" h 6"" w 10"" d
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Gift Of Mrs. Arthur H. Vandenberg
Rights:

Makers/Donors
Mrs. Arthur H. Vandenberg

United States Army
The United States Army is a service branch of the United States Armed Forces that specializes in ground-based offensive and defensive warfare. The mission of the United States Army is to fight and win our Nation's wars,  by providing prompt, sustained, land dominance, across the full range of military operations and the spectrum of conflict, in support of combatant commanders.The United States Army we know today has roots that can be traced back to the Continental Army which was formed in 1775 during the American Revolutionary War. After the War, The Congress of the Confederation officially created the United States Army in 1784 to replace the disbanded Continental Army. The United States Army is the largest military branch of the armed forces in which participates in disputes worldwide today through preserving peace and security and providing for the defense of the United States.
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Grand Rapids
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