Civil War Hats and Headwear
Fall Creek Suttlery
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Whitestown, In 46075
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Civil War Headwear
And Accessories

Hat Size Chart available at the bottom of this page
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Kepis and Bummers- US and CS
Berdan and Irish Bummers and Kepis
Officers Kepis
Officers Slouch Hats
Civilian and Beehive Hats
Hardee Hats
Lite Felt Hats
Derbys and Top Hats
Straw Hats
Hat Cords and Accessories


Kepis and Bummers- US and CS

Confederate kepiUS Kepi



Kepi, US or CS, leather brim and sweatband. Cotton lining like the originals.
Hand made by The Quartermaster Shop. These are the finest production Kepis available. W/chinstrap...........$65.00




US Kepi, Dark Blue Quantity: Size: 

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Confederate Kepi Quantity: Size:  Wool Color: 

Please Note, the rules for ordering Hats from the Quartermaster Shop are the same as their uniforms. All special order hats require a minimum of 6 - 8 weeks for production.
Some US styles and ALL CS styles (except medium grey) fall into this category.
These are made to Order to each customers specifications. Once the material is cut, there are no refunds, and no returns unless a mistake was made in production.
If you want a cheap foreign made Kepi or Bummer, please do not order one of these.


Confederate Bummer McDowell BrimUS Bummer McDowell Brim
1861 Model Forage Cap (bummer) Features "McDowell" brim. Leather chin strap and sweatband. Cotton lining like the originals. Made by the Quartermaster Shop in Mich. These are the finest production Kepis available. US or CS.... $65.00








US Forage Cap (McDowell brim) Quantity: Size: 

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Confederate Forage Cap (McDowell Brim) Quantity: Size: 

Wool Color:

Please Note, the rules for ordering Hats from the Quartermaster Shop are the same as their uniforms. All special order hats require a minimum of 6 - 8 weeks for production.
Some US styles and ALL CS styles (except medium grey) fall into this category.
These are made to Order to each customers specifications. Once the material is cut, there are no refunds, and no returns unless a mistake was made in production.
If you want a cheap foreign made Kepi or Bummer, please do not order one of these.


Hat Size Chart available at the bottom of this page


 

Fall Creek Brand Civil War Hats

US farge Cap, Regular BrimConfederate Bummer, Regular Brim

Forage Cap (Bummer). Regular brim, US or CS. This is our regular squared brim variety forage cap. Excellent quality with leather brim and chinstrap (chinstrap may not have a buckle). American Made. Cotton lining. 100% Blue or grey wool cover. $42.50

Please use the "Hat Size Chart" at the bottom of this page to determine your hat size.





US Forage Cap Quantity:  Size: 

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Confederate Forage Cap Quantity:  Size: 


US KepiConfederate kepi

US or CS Kepi.
As above. Also known as the Chausseure style hat. Features a regular brim, US or CS. This is our regular squared brim variety cap as pictured. Excellent quality with leather brim and chinstrap (chinstrap may not have a buckle). Hand Made in America. Cotton lining. 100% Blue or grey wool cover. $42.50

The CS Version is available below with branch trim colors.

Please use the "Hat Size Chart" at the bottom of this page to determine your hat size.


US Kepi Cap Quantity:  Size: 

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Confederate Kepi Cap Quantity:  Size: 


Special Hats and Caps

CS Cavalry Kepi

Confederate Kepi, Enlisted. Correct style for Confederate Artillery, Cavalry and Infantry. Branch color top and crown with a dark blue band around the base. Leather brim and sweatband. Cotton lining like the originals.
Hand made by The Quartermaster Shop. These are the finest production Kepis available. W/chinstrap.
Choose from CS Artillery (Red), CS Cavalry (Yellow), CS Infantry (Sky Blue) another option is Medium Grey with a Dark Blue Band.
Infantry can wear an all dark blue kepi (Order a US Kepi above) Please specify your head size..........$79.00


Quantity: Size: 

Hat Size Chart available at the bottom of this page


CS Cavalry Kepi

Enlisted Confederate Kepi :. This is the Alternate version of the Confederate Kepi with Branch trim. This style saw little or no use during the conflict, but it has become popular in modern times for reenactors. (Now that I said that....) This hat features a grey body with a band color indicating the branch of service. Also sporting a Leather brim and sweatband with a cotton lining like the originals.
Hand made by The Quartermaster Shop. These are the finest production Kepis available. W/chinstrap.
Choose from CS Artillery (Red), CS Cavalry (Yellow), CS Infantry (French Blue or Sky Blue), CS Militia (Black)

Please specify your head size..........pricing starts at $79.00


These hats are hand made to order and not returnable, so please be sure of size and type prior to ordering.


Quantity: Size:  Hat Wool Color: Band Wool Color:


CS Cavalry Kepi

Enlisted Confederate Kepi :. As above, only this is our "Fall Creek" brand. These are still hand made, in the US at a slightly lower cost. This hat features a grey body with a band color indicating the branch of service. Also sporting a Leather brim and sweatband with a cotton lining like the originals. American Made.
Choose from-
CS Artillery (Red), CS Cavalry (Yellow), CS Infantry (Dark Blue or Sky Blue), CS Militia (Black)

Please specify your head size..........$47.50


Quantity: Size: 



CS Artillery Bummer

Confederate Artillery Bummer, Correct style and colors with a red wool top and crown, and dark blue wool band. These hats feature a cotton lining and leather sweatband. Leather brim as well. Hand made.
Specify your hat size..........................................$42.50


Quantity: Size: 


Hat Size Chart available at the bottom of this page

Berdan Green Bummer


Berdan Bummer. Made by the Quartermaster Shop. Green 100% wool covering with a cotton lining. Leather sweatband, chinstrap and brim. These Bummers feature a McDowell brim (Shown). Please specify size...............................................$85.00
(Note- Be Sure of Your Size- Quartermaster Shop hats are made to order and not returnable)




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Confederate Officers Kepi- Lieutenant and Captain.



Made by the Quartermaster Shop. Each hat is hand made with strict attention paid to the details. These are the finest production made CS Officer hats available.

As with the CS Uniforms, there are many variations and options available. Please be specific when ordering, as custom made hats are not returnable. Most of these hats are individually made to order to your specifications.
There are two variations for these two junior grade officer hats- Model of 1861 and Model of 1862.




The Lieutenant's standard braid pattern has one row of gold Soutache braid on the top, sides, front and back of the cap to indicate a Lieutenant’s rank. A single row of braid encircles the quatrefoil design on the top.
The Captain's rank with standard braid pattern has two rows of gold Soutache on the top, sides, front and back of the cap. A single row of braid encircles the quatrefoil design on the top. Two rows of braid placed horizontally around the band of the cap are offered as an extra cost option (Captain Only). Also, an Extra Rich Deluxe Gold FLAT braid is available in place of the standard Soutache braid Either Lieutenant or Captain.



The 1861 version is a grey cap with a colored band (Branch of Service) around the bottom of the cap.
The 1862 version has the top and sides of the cap in the branch of service colors and the lower band is dark blue. Other color combinations can be custom made based on documentation- please call.

Branch colors are appropriate for the three main branches. CS Medical and Staff have a black band with Dark Blue.
Militias can have a black band with top color choice.
Also available with no color band- top and sides all one color.


Lieutenant Kepi Price Starts at - $109.00

Captain's Kepi Price Starts at - $119.00

A thin leather binding can be added to the edge of the brim for a more “finished” look- see options below.

All officer caps are custom made, See the notes at the top of the page, and please allow 8-12 week delivery

Hat Size Chart available at the bottom of this page


Quantity:

Rank:  Size:

Color Combination: 


Braid Type: 
Braid Style: 

Brim:   Buttons:      

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Confederate Officers Kepi, Field Grade Officers - Major, Lt. Colonel, Colonel.



Made by the Quartermaster Shop. Each hat is hand made with strict attention paid to the details. These are the finest production made CS Officer hats available.
As with the CS Uniforms, there are many variations and options available. Please be specific when ordering, as custom made hats are not returnable. Most of these hats are individually made to order to your specifications.

The Officer's cap to the left follows the 1862 Regulation color for Staff Officers (Staff Only)- All Dark Blue.
The Cavalry Officer's Kepi to the right follows the 1861 Regulations with colored band and choice of wool color for the sides and top.

Major, Lt. Colonel and Colonel all carry three gold rows on the top and sides.


The 1862 Regulations are the same as for the junior grade officers- dark blue band with Branch color on the sides and top (Red, Yellow, Blue, Cadet Grey, etc. An all over color with no dark blue band is also available.

The standard braid pattern cap has three rows of gold Soutache braid on the top, sides, front and back of the cap to indicate Field Grade rank. A single row of gold braid encircles the quatrefoil design on the top.

Extra Rich Deluxe Gold FLAT braid and three rows of gold braid placed horizontally around the band of the cap are offered as extra cost options.

A thin leather binding can be added to the edge of the brim for a more “finished” look- see options below.


All officer’s caps are custom made - allow 8-12 week delivery.

Field Grade Officer's Kepi Price starts at - $129.00


Quantity:

Rank:  Size:

Color Combination: 


Braid Type: 
Braid Style: 

Brim:   Buttons:     

 


Confederate Generals Kepi.


Made by the Quartermaster Shop. Each hat is hand made with strict attention paid to the details. These are the finest production made CS Officer hats available.

As with the CS Uniforms, there are many variations and options available. Please be specific when ordering, as custom made hats are not returnable. Most of these hats are individually made to order to your specifications.


The standard braid pattern for Generals has four rows of gold Soutache braid on the top, sides, front and back of the cap to indicate rank. A single row of braid encircles the quatrefoil design on the top.

An Extra Rich Deluxe Gold FLAT braid and 4 rows of gold braid horizontally around the band of the cap are offered as extra cost options.

Following the 1862 CS Army Regulations, General’s caps are ALL DARK BLUE. Black cotton lined with Confederate Eagle side buttons. Other wool color combinations can be made based on documentation, please call.


A thin leather binding can be added to the edge of the brim for a more “finished” look- see options.

All officer’s caps are custom made - allow 8-12 week delivery.

General's Kepi Cap Price starts at: $139.00

Hat Size Chart available at the bottom of this page


Quantity:

Size: Cap Wool Color : 

Braid Type: 
Braid Style: 

Brim:   Buttons:      


Officers Slouch Hats, US and CS

Slouch Hat InsetOffciers Slouch Hat, High Crown


Officers Slouch Hat
, High quality fur felt, with sweatband. High crown style. Brim has a slight curl with crease in the center and sides of the top. Black or grey. Can be left plain or dressed up for officers. Works well with an officers hat cord and your choice of embroidered or metal insignia. Specify your hat size..... $86.95


Quantity: Color:  Size: 


Add a Hat Cord:
  Add Insignia: 

Attach Insignia:
 

Hat Size Chart available at the bottom of this page


Officers Slouch Hat, Low CrownOfficers Slouch Hat, Low Crown Inset


Officers Slouch Hat, High quality fur felt, with sweatband. Low crown style. Flat brim with a crease in the center of the top. Black only. Can be left plain or dressed up for officers. Works well with an officers hat cord and your choice of embroidered or metal insignia. Made by Dirty Billy's Hats. Availability subject to stock on hand. Specify your hat size..... Out of Stock




Quantity: Size: 


Add a Hat Cord:
  Add Insignia: 

Attach Insignia:
 


Note!- Dirty Billy Hats are usually made to order for us.
We therefore may not have the specific hat that you desire on the shelf and ready to ship.
Please call for availability.


Hardee Hats

Deluxe Hardee Hat




Regulation Hardee Hat
, Deluxe heavy fur felt. Leather sweatband.
Features a Stitched Edge for Enlisted, examples to the right. 6" high crown.
Hat comes plain with no trim. Specify hat size........................................................................$86.95
(I know....., the hat shown has the ribbon edge, just pretend that it has the stitched edge as shown on the right.)



Quantity: Size: 

To add an Insignia set for the Enlisted Hardee Hats- Branch: 

Enlisted Insignia consists of Correct Brass insignia for the front of the hat, Brass Hardee Side Eagle, Appropriate Wool Hat Cord, and a Black Ostrich Plume.
Insignia is not installed due to variations in positioning by different units.

Hardee Hat Enlisted for InfantryHardee Hat Enlisted for Cavalry













Hat Size Chart available at the bottom of this page

Officer Hardee Hat- DressedDeluxe Hardee Hat


Officers Hardee Hat. Deluxe quality, as above. Heavy wool felt with ribbon bound edge. Turned up on right side. Available either plain (Left), or including all appropriate embroidered officers insignia.
Optional Insignia includes- Gold/Black Hat Cord, Branch Insignia on front, Hardee Hat Eagle, Black plume (As Shown) .
Specify branch (Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery, Staff or ?) .......Plain- $86.95
..........................................................................................Dressed- $121.50

Above price does not include the installation of the insignia. Charge for affixing the insignia & hat cord onto the hat is $20.00
(Labor to attach insignia is not refundable)

Quantity: Size:

To add an Insignia set for the Officers Hardee Hats- Branch Dressed For:  Insignia: 

Hat Size Chart available at the bottom of this page


Economy Hardee Hat



Hardee Hat, Economy model. We decided to discontinue this model. The prices on the "Economy" Hardee Hats has been spiralling upward and the quality is not as good as our Hardee Hats shown above. With the price being so close, you will be much happier with our better quality hardee hats. Thanks for looking







Civilian and CS Hats




Slouch Hat, Beehive Style
. Made at the Dirty Billy factory by Dirty Billy himself. These are hand formed and blocked in a period style. Ribbon edge brim with a ribbon around the crown. 100% Wool felt. The exterior is authentic, the interior is machine finished. This style is correct for all usage's, and was used as background hats in several movies including Gettysburg and Gods and Generals.

Available in Camel (Medium Tan), Black, Chocolate Brown.
Available in sizes Medium (7 - 7 1/8) , Large (7 1/4 - 7 3/8) and Extra Large (7 1/2 - 7 5/8).
Availability is subject to stock on hand................................................................................................................Out of Stock


Note!- Dirty Billy Hats are usually made to order for us.
We therefore may not have the specific hat that you desire on the shelf and ready to ship.
Please call for availability.


Quantity: Color:  Size:   


Felt Hat icon

Felt Slouch Hat, Plain floppy hat to wear as-is, or can be reshaped. Available in Black, Brown, Tan. Not sized. No Sweatband and a raw unfinished edge.
This hat is the blank from which "finished" hats begin. For use by those that want to start from scratch and shape/design their own hat. Also works well for the "floppy" hat look as worn by country folks, civilians, etc.
Not all colors are available at all times. If you wish to specify a color, please do so in the "notes" section of the ordering process. be sure to indicate first and second choices.
...............................$34.95

Quantity:




Lite Felt Hats
100% Virgin Wool Felt. Comfortable, water repellent, and treated for shape retention.
Crushable, and these hats will come back to their original shape.



Slouch Hat
Our most popular in this line. Comes with a sewn in sweat band, and cord around the outside. 3 1/2" Brim with a sewn and bound edge. Genuine Lite Felt.
Available in sizes Medium (7 - 7 1/8) , Large (7 1/4 - 7 3/8) and Extra Large (7 1/2 - 7 5/8).
Colors- Black, Brown, Pecan and Grey. Made in the USA...............$64.95
This hat in Pecan ( light brown ) is a Fall Creek Exclusive.

"Small" size is also available from time to time, please contact us.




Quantity: Color:  Size:   




Planter Hat

Very nice "Planter" style hat featuring a low crown and 3 1/8" bound brim. Sewn in sweat band. Genuine Lite Felt.
Available in sizes Medium (7 - 7 1/8) , Large (7 1/4 - 7 3/8) and Extra Large (7 1/2 - 7 5/8).
Colors- Black, Brown, Pecan and Grey. Made in the USA...............$62.95
....................................................This hat in pecan ( light brown) is a Fall Creek Exclusive.


Quantity: Color:  Size:   



Derby
2 1/8" brim with sewn ribbon edge. Approx. 6" tall rounded top. The deluxe style in this line, not the cheaper felt hat offered elsewhere.
Available in sizes Medium (7 - 7 1/8) , Large (7 1/4 - 7 3/8) and Extra Large (7 1/2 - 7 5/8).
Colors- Black only. Made in the USA...................$64.95


Quantity: Color:  Size:   



Top Hat,
The Famous "Topper" is now available. 2 1/2" brim with stitched ribbon edge. 7" tall. Sewn in sweat band. Deluxe 100% wool felt. 2" wide grosgrain ribbon hat band with a bow on the side.
Available in sizes Medium (7 - 7 1/8) , Large (7 1/4 - 7 3/8) and Extra Large (7 1/2 - 7 5/8).
Colors- Black and Grey. Made in the USA...................$99.95


Quantity: Color:  Size:   





Civil War Period Straw Hat



Straw Hat
, Hand Woven straw. Flat crown with a 3 1/2" brim. For Men, but a few women wear this style as well. Leather sweat pad inside.
As seen in numerous period photographs..........$22.95

Quantity: Size: 




Straw Hat, very fine straw weave with a wide brim. Flat tucked crown is 4" tall. Brim is 5" and total width is approx. 18". this hat is worn by both men and women and is great for hot climates where there is lots of sun. Also good for a farmer or southern "Cracker" impression...................................................$42.95

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Another Straw Hat, We made a special purchase of straw hats this season. These are very similar to the other Straw Hats that we offer. They are a slightly coarser weave, and still very serviceable for historic events or just to stay cool in the hot sun.
Sizes are actual hat sizes. We have sizes 7 1/8 through 7 1/2. We are calling these our "economy" straw hats due to the price.
............................................$17.95



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AccessoriesWoolen Hat Cords




Hat Cord, Worsted wool cord with wool tassels, Made exactly like the originals. Fully adjustable.
Infantry- Blue, Artillery- Red, Cavalry- Yellow, or Ordnance- Maroon................. $4.95




Quantity: Color: 


Medical Steward Hat Cord


Hospital Stewards Hat Cord, same description as above with. Correct Green and Buff striped........................$4.95



Quantity:


Officers Hat Cord


Hat Cord, Officers, Black silk w/ gold bullion thread. Adjustable construction, made like the originals. Gold & Black Acorns............... $12.50


Officers Hat Cord, Gold & Black Quantity:

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We also have this hat cord available in all gold (No black) for General Officers............................$12.50

General Officers Hat Cord, All Gold Quantity:







Ostrich Plume
Ostrich Plume, Black feather for hats. 12-15".......................................................$3.95

Quantity:


Hat Size Chart

Size
Circumference (Inches)
Metric
Size
6 7/8”
21 1/2”
5
Small
7”
21 7/8”
56
Small
7 1/8”
22 1/4”
57
Medium
7 1/4”
22 5/8”
58
Medium
7 3/8”
23”
59
Large
7 1/2”
23 1/4”
60
Large
7 5/8”
23 7/8”
61
X Large
7 3/4”
24 1/4”
62
X Large


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