A nice example of cap or hat insignia worn during the Civil War and into the early Indian Wars.
4th Artillery Officer’s Bullion Cap Insignia. Worn on either forage caps or slouch hats, etc. from the Civil War era to the early Indian Wars period.
Made of gold bullion thread, done on black wool. The center pad with the silver bullion “4” is regulation.
Brown cotton backing.
From the Robert Borrell Artillery Collection.