Lest We Forget - African American Military History by Researcher, 
					Author and Veteran Bennie McRae, Jr.

Seminole-Negro Indian Scouts Hat Ornament

REPRODUCTION OF HAT ORNAMENT AUTHORIZED FOR WEAR BY ENLISTED INDIAN SCOUTS BY ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE CIRCULAR No 10, AUGUST 11, 1890. ORIGINALS OF THIS CAP BADGE WAS MADE OF NICKEL AND THIS TYPE WAS WORN BY THE SEMINOLE-NEGRO INDIAN SCOUTS. EXAMPLES HAVE BEEN RECOVERED ON FORT CLARK.

[THE CROSSED ARROWS DESIGN WAS LATER ADOPTED AS
THE BRANCH INSIGNIA FOR UNITED STATES SPECIAL FORCES, THE GREEN BERETS]

SOURCE: Fort Clark Museum, Brackettville, Texas

Category: Western Frontier | Subcategory: Seminole-Negro Indian Scouts | Tags: Fort Clark , Brackettville , Northern Mexico , Southwest Texas , Texas
Related Topics / Keywords / Phrases: 1890, Clark, Fort Clark, Indian, Kinney County (Texas), Scouts, Seminole, Seminole (Indians), Seminole-Negro, Texas,