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Object Name Kepi
Catalog Number 0985.13.00471
Description Officer's kepi of sky blue wool cloth with red wool headband; one strand of gold briad around top of band and front, back and sides of crown; gold braid quatrefoil on crown top; visor and lining missing; butons mising; remnant of leather sweat band.
Dimensions H-3 W-8.5 inches
Owned Peyton Johnston
Owner Regiment Fayette Artillery, Co. B
Event Battle of Cold Harbor / Second Cold Harbor
Provenance Kepi of Lieutenant Peyton Johnston of the Fayette Artillery. Johnson was killed during the battle of Cold Harbor, June 1, 1864, when he was wearing this kepi.
People Johnston, Peyton M., Jr.
Search Terms Overland Campaign
Battle of Cold Harbor / Second Cold Harbor
Subjects Uniforms
Headgear
Hats
Casualties, War
Dead persons
soldiers
War casualties