US Civil War Union 1st Regiment Berdan's Sharpshooters Kepi
Reproduction US Civil War Union Kepi of the 1st Regiment Berdan's Sharpshooters. This kepi is based on a well known original.
The list of features are:
- aged to look 150+ years old
- corp badge in red felt
- 'Yellow Metal' regimental number suitable aged
- peak in leather, varnished, cracked and wrinkled
- dry and mostly intact headband
- US label & size on inside
- black brass buttons to chinstrap suitably aged
Genuine kepis are extremely rare and command very high prices when they do come on the market. This is an opportunity to buy a reproduction kepi at an affordable price but with the look and feel of the genuine article. Our kepis are probably the best reproductions currently available.
The 1st United States Sharpshooters were an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. During battle, the mission of the sharpshooter was to kill enemy targets of importance (i.e., officers, NCOs, and artillery crews) from long range.
They fought in every Eastern battle up until autumn of 1864. including Yorktown, Gettysburg, Vicksburg Chattanooga, Atlanta, Spotsylvania and Petersburg.
This kepi would make a great talking piece for your man/woman cave, study, New York Office, Store, Barbers or similar places of work or play!