7th Cavalry Kepi USA Indian Wars - Genuine Crossed Swords
This is a reproduction and aged Kepi with genuine 7th Cavalry Insignia crossed swords.
The 7th Cavalry Regiment was constituted on 28 July 1866 in the regular army as the 7th Cavalry. It was organized on 21 September 1866 at Fort Riley, Kansas as part of an expansion of the regular army following the demobilization of the wartime volunteer and draft forces. From 1866 through 1871, the regiment was posted to Fort Riley and fought in the American Indian Wars.
A total of 45 men earned the Medal of Honor while serving with the 7th Cavalry during the American Indian Wars. In 1990 Descendants of the Indians killed and hurt in the Wounded Knee massacre got their long-awaited apology from the U.S. Government .