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By Amanda Benson
Sweetwater County Historical Museum 

Helping American veterans at the county museum


August 9, 2017

August’s Artifact of the Month continues to focus on World War I artifacts in conjunction with the traveling World War I exhibit, “Home Front Posters of the Great War, 1917-1918,” from the Fort Casper Museum.

This month’s artifact is a wool garrison cap from a World War I uniform.

Attached to the hat are a pin and a badge. The pin’s logo is of the Corps Castle, which is the logo of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). The origin of the castle logo is unfortunately unknown. According to the USACE, “the official records of the Corps housed at the Military Academy at West Po...

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