Cap badge

Object Number: 
1935.99y
Date: 
1895-1898
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 2 5/8 x 5/8 in. ( 3.8 x 6.7 x 1.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: "20"; "H"
Description: 
Brass badge; two crossed rifles with regiment number above and company letter below; screw on back for attachment to hat.
Gallery Label: 
This badge was collected by the donor during her service as a nurse in the Spanish-American War. The badge was worn on a uniform cap of a soldier serving in the 20th U.S. Infantry.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Anna P. Osmers
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group