Brass Hat Insignia
US as well as CS enlisted troops used these insignia to represent what branch of service they served. Stamped brass with wire back fasteners to attach to the hat. Bugle for Infantry, Cross cannons for Artillery and Cross Sabers for Cavalry. Regulation size at 3 1/2″ wide x 2″ tall. (Do not use the fasteners on the back to punch thru the kepi or forage cap. Pre-punch with an ice pick.)
Brass Hardee Hat Eagle is commonly seen worn on the folded side of a Hardee Hat. Wire fasteners on the back to attach to the hat.
Although not regulation, the Irish Harp pin was seen on hats & coats. Wire fasteners attach to the item.
Infantry, Artillery, Cavalry, Hardee eagle, Irish harp