Civil War Confederate Souvenir

Paulson Project Uncovers Rare Confederate Kepi

 

Confederate kepi

 

OAHS volunteers have spent a number of weeks inventoring historical material owned by Florice Paulson. One of our “big” finds is the Civil War kepi or cap. It is Confederate, artillery, an officer’s and most likely brought back by Lyman L. Hanan.

Hanan was born 1824 in New York and lived in Rutland, Wisconsin. He was mustered on December 3, 1863 into the Wisconsin 33rd Infantry and transferred to the 11th, Co. F. He Served in the Louisiana and Alabama campaign against Mobile and in the siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely. He was mustered out early on July 22, 1865 due to Illiness..

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Lyman L. Hanan
Lyman L. Hanan

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