165th New York Infantry Regiment - 2 Battalion Duryée's Zouaves Officer Kepi
Reproduction US Civil War Union Officer Kepi of the 2 Battalion Duryée's Zouaves.
The list of features are:
- aged to look 150+ years old
- Infantry Bugle Velvet Badge
- 'Yellow Metal' regimental number suitable aged
- peak in leather, varnished, cracked and wrinkled
- dry and intact headband
- US supplier label & size on inside
- genuine moth holes throughout!
- NY inspectors stamp on the leather headband
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 aged reproductions currently available.
The 165th New York Infantry Regiment (aka, "2nd Battalion Duryée's Zouaves" and "Smith's Zouaves") was an infantry regiment in the Union Army during the American Civil War.
It served in numerous engagements including: Battle of Ponchatoula, Siege of Port Hudson, Second Battle of Sabine Pass, Red River Campaign, Battle of Vermillion Bayou, Battle of Sabine Cross Roads, Battle of Pleasant Hill, Battle of Fort Stevens
and the First Battle of Deep Bottom.
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 and would also compliment any Civil War collection.