Shako infantry hatpin issued to New York Excelsior Brigade, or Pennsylvania, or Massachusetts Units. These uniforms were issued to New York, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania units during the Brandy Station campaign. The large shako hatpin bears patriotic eagle, and infantry horn modeled after the French style and it, along with the uniform hat and buttons, likely originated in France.
The very large hatpin is stamped, attachment pins were stiff wire and soldered, pin was originally gilded and portions lacquered with no paint. Many parts of these accoutrements were found at camps in the region of Brandy Station thought to be attributed to these units, apparently having been discarded. Pin measures 105mm X 103mm. Nondug hatpin fully intact with gilding. Please see ALL the pictures and description for what is included.
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