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Kepi, Spanish-American War, NY State Militia

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I recently acquired this NY State Militia Kepi. I'll likely display it with one of my 1885 greatcoats /c cape.

 

Although the 1872 kepi had become obsolete in federal service, the kepi was retained by some state

militias and serviced long after. This kepi has NY buttons.

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VIC,

 

Looking forward to seeing this kepi displayed with that greatcoat and cape. Be sure to post those photos, will you?

 

TR


In Memoriam



My Father, Henry W. Milton, USAAF, Burma, 1943-1945, Lost May 2, 2017



My Grandfather, Nathan Hale, US Navy, USS Rhode Island, 1915-1918, Lost 1968



My 3X Great Grandfather, Sgt. Frederick Hale, 55th New York,


wounded and captured at Malvern Hill, July 1, 1862, died as Prisoner of War, Richmond, July 24, 1862

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