USA Civil War 6th Alabama Infantry Regiment Raccoon Roughs Kepi
Reproduction US Civil War Confederate 'Raccoon Roughs' Kepi - Made in USA and aged in England. Based on an original in the Tennessee Virtual Archive. This cap represents one found on the battlefield after several years and then stored badly allowing it to be badly moth eaten!
This civil war kepi of features are:
- made in USA by one of the Top American Cap makers
- very aged to look 150+ years old, battle damaged and moth eaten!
- makers label to the inside.
- brass chinstrap buckle suitable aged
- peak in pasteboard, tarred/varnished and cracked
- dry and marked headband
- chinstrap and peak suitably aged and crackling
- Company 'I' 'RR', '6' and 'ALA' brass insignia
- worn, mottled, torn, moth eaten and tarnished outer materials and cloths
John B. Gordon was a major general during the American Civil War. He was elected captain of a mountaineer company known as the “Raccoon Roughs.” Gordon's company was eventually incorporated into the 6th Alabama Regiment.
The 6th Alabama Infantry Regiment was organized in Alabama in May 1861 and fought through the war until it surrendered in April of 1865 at Appomattox Court House. It mustered 2,109 men during the Civil War. Of these, almost 400 were killed and 243 died of disease.
This civil war kepi represents a Company 'I', 6th Alabama Infantry Regiment, Raccoon Roughs Company cap. This would make a great talking piece for your study, office, store, man/woman cave, barbers or similar places of work!
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