14th Brooklyn New York Infantry Regiment Cap - 1 Corps Chasseur Kepi
Reproduction US Civil War Union Kepi of the 14th Brooklyn New York Infantry. Perfect presentation & display piece.
The list of features are:
- aged to look 150+ years old
- 1st Corps Insignia on top
- 'Yellow Metal' regimental numbers suitable aged
- peak in leather, varnished, marked and undulating
- dry and marked headband
- US label & size on inside
- buckle & buttons to chinstrap suitably aged
- Bullion infantry bugle patinated in places
- Three holes on upper part of kepi
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 14th Regiment New York State Militia (also called the 14th Brooklyn Chasseurs and officially known during the American Civil War as 84th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment) was a volunteer militia regiment from the City of Brooklyn, New York. During its 3 years in service the regiment sustained 717 casualties, nearly 41% of its men.
The unit was also know as: 84th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Fourteenth Regiment, N.Y.S.M (New York State Militia), Red Legged Devils, 14th Brooklyn, Lincoln's Pups, Brooklyn Phalanx, Brooklyn Chasseurs, Chasseurs a Pied (French for Hunters on Foot), The Fighting 14th, Brooklyn Zouaves and the Brooklyn Red Legs.
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.