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Artillery officer's hat - Major John S. Stevenson. Company A of the Naval Artillery, Pennsylvania Volunteers, (3rd Regiment Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery). After serving at Fort Delaware and other fortifications Stevenson was given command of vessels that patrolled the river systems below Richmond. Captured by Rebel guerrillas and sent to Libby Prison in 1863, received his release later that year and returned to service.

Artillery officer's hat - Major John S. Stevenson. Company A of the Naval Artillery, Pennsylvania Volunteers, (3rd Regiment Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery). After serving at Fort Delaware and other fortifications Stevenson was given command of vessels that patrolled the river systems below Richmond. Captured by Rebel guerrillas and sent to Libby Prison in 1863, received his release later that year and returned to service.

A black hat worn by Buck Ransom, 12th Virginia Cavalry. Ransom was wounded at Brandy Station. The slice in the back of the hat, paralleled by a cut in the lining, is from a saber cut. The spot below the cut is a bloodstain. Ransom's hat has two features in common with other imported hats: a green, striped lining as seen in Munford's hat; and, it is black wool felt.

A black slouch hat worn by an unidentified Confederate has two features that match imported hats: a green, striped lining as seen in Munford's hat; and, it is black wool felt. Artifact courtesy of Gary Hendershott Museum Consultants.

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