U.S. Officer's Embroidered Hat Insignia This
officer hat insignia features gold embroidery on a black velvet field
and is made with top quality craftsmanship. Comes in Large for slouch
hats and Small for kepis.
As per Army Regulations: 1479. For General Officers--a gold-embroidered wreath in front, on black velvet ground, encircling the letters U.S. in silver, old English characters.Original Early-Civil War U.S. Hat Insignia
Captain William R. Palmer's non-regulation Slouch Hat with the Staff Officer's U.S. Wreath on the front.