Hat Insignia of the Spanish American War Period

One of the more frequent requests we receive at the Spanish American War Centennial Website is to help identify photographs to determine regimental affiliations etc. of those in the image. One of the easiet ways to do this is to examine the hat insignia. Several of the hat insignia are listed below. Click on the caption below the photo for more information on each item.

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U.S. forces - Artillery hat insignia


U.S.forces - Infantry hat insignia


U.S. forces - Cavalry hat insignia


U.S. Navy Cap Ribbons


Spanish Navy Cap Ribbons

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