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Model 1889 Campaign Hat: drab colored fur felt construction with 7" crown, pinched into a four creased "Montana Peak"; 2 3/4" wide brim; drab colored silk grosgrain ribbon and bow with bullet around base of crown; leather sweatband. The hat is unusually marked with stitching in front in large letters: "2 WIS/EM". Used by Private Ernst Mueller, Company F, 2nd Wisconsin National Guard in Puerto Rico during the Spanish-American War.
Hat -THE SPANISH AMERICAN WAR -Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
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