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Civil War Union General's Kepi
Item #: bc003
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Near mint example of a New York Generals kepi made by Baker and Mckinney. The kepi has a dark blue wool body with black velvet trim. New York General Staff buttons are affixed to a gold bullion chinstrap. Polished cotton lining is fine without any breaks or tears with the original sweatband remaining. Affixed to the front of the kepi is a black velvet insignia adorned with gold bullion wreath and star surmounted by the old English script N.Y. Letter of authenticity of the kepi from The Union Drummer Boy in Gettysburg states that the history provided at the time of the purchase says that it came from the estate of General William Alexander Hammond. Hammond was a Union General and Surgeon General of the United States. Early in the war he organized hospitals in Hagerstown, Frederick and Baltimore, Maryland. After being appointed Surgeon General Hammond reorganized and instituted radical changes to the medical department by increasing the efficiency of the field, camp and permanent hospital services.
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