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American Artifacts: U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center

Gen. William T. Sherman's Hat

Gen. William T. Sherman's Hat

Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Sunday, May 25, 2014

A visit to the U.S. Army's archives in Carlisle, Pennsylvania to see some highlights of the over 65,000 objects they store and conserve there, including a hat Union Gen. Sherman wore during the Atlanta Campaign, a 1911 colt pistol that Elvis Presley gave to Gen. Omar Bradley as a Christmas gift, and a painting done in Vietnam that hung in the headquarters of the 3rd brigade of the 9th Infantry Division illustrating their area of operations.

Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 9:30am (ET)

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