US Civil war Kepi, this is the standard Navy blue Union US Kepi from the American Civil War.
This replaced the earlier higher M-1858 Forage cap.
The American kepi fits nice on the head unlike the M1858 Forage cap which sticks high up in the air.
The Union blue kepi cap where all made in blue wool and a large brass badge could be worn on the top of the crown to distinguish the Branch of Service I.E. Crossed rifles for Infantry and Crossed sabres for Cavalry.
- Blue wool.
- Heavy leather peak crossed stitched onto the cap as the originals.
- Leather chinstrap with brass buckle.
- Brass chinstrap buttons on the sides with US eagle on them.
- Leather sweatband.
Sizes: Small 54 cm, Medium 56 cm, Large 58 cm, X-Large 60 cm.