âe¢ Great Looking Spanish American War - USV Cavalry hat ... Black & Gold Officer Hat Cord w/ 1872 Pattern Cross Sabers Insignia and 1st USV Hat Pin and 7th Cav pin ... This is a Hat any reenactor or history buff would be proud to own, itâe(tm)s a nice hat ... Old Stetson shows stains no lining ... How to measure your head -Take a measuring tape and place it around the circumference of the head, slightly above the ears ... "The original nickname for the regiment was "Wood's Weary Walkers" after its first commander, Colonel Leonard Wood and an acknowledgment of the fact that despite being a cavalry unit they ended up fighting on foot as infantry. When Colonel Wood became commander of the cavalry brigade (1st U.S. Cavalry, 10th U.S. Cavalry, and 1st U.S.V. Cavalry) the Rough Riders then became "Roosevelt's Rough Riders". That term was familiar in 1898, from Buffalo Bill who called his famous western show "Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders of the World". âe¢ JOHN STETSON COMPANY âe¢ GOOD PRE OWNED CONDITION âe¢ SIZE LONG OVAL 7-1/4 US - 7-1/8 UK - 58 CM - 22-3/4âe HEAD SIZE âe¢ COLOR IS KHAKI âe¢ BRIM IS 3âe âe¢ CROWN 5âe âe¢ BLACK & GOLD ACORNS HEAD BAND âe¢ CAVALRY BRASS HAT INSIGNIA WITH 1ST USV TROOPER PIN & 7th CAV PIN Terms are net (10) days. Continental U.S. buyer pays $11.00 shipping - handling ... read more