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Object Name Cap, Forage
Catalog Number 0985.13.00718
Description Infantry officer's forage cap of gray wool with black band; embroidered sequin seven-point star on the top of crown; single row of gold thread braid around crown top and around botton of headband; black leather visor (detached); black leather chin strap; Virginia state cuff buttons on side (one missing); brown leather sweatband; black silk lining.
Dimensions H-4.5 L-8 inches
Owned Obediah Jennings Wise
Owner Regiment 46th Virginia Infantry, Co. A, "Richmond Light Infantry Blues" (RLIB)
Event Battle of Roanoke Island (tentative)
Provenance The kepi was worn by Capt. O. Jennings Wise of the Richmond Light Infantry Blues, Co. A, 46th Virginia Infantry.
People Wise, Obadiah Jennings
Search Terms Battle of Roanoke Island (tentative)
Subjects Headgear
Hats
uniforms