1476. For Officers--of best black felt. The dimensions of medium size to be as follows:

Width of brim, 3-1/4 inches.
Height of crown, 6-1/4 inches.
Oval of tip, 1/2 inch.
Taper of crown, 3/4 inch.
Curve of head, 3/8 inch.
The binding to be 1/2 inch deep, of best black ribbed silk.

1477. For Enlisted Men--of black felt, same shape and size as for officers, with double row of stitching, instead of binding, around the edge. To agree in quality with the pattern deposited in the clothing arsenal.

1478. Medical Cadets will wear a forage cap according to pattern.

Index to Text of 1861 Uniform Regulations