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Object Name Kepi
Catalog Number 0985.06.00031
Description Officer's blue wool kepi with gray wool band and top of crown; two rows of gold thread braid on front, back, and sides of crown and on top of crown in the form of a quatrefoil; wide gold braid chin strap; pelican cuff buttons on either side of cap; leather visor; black silk lining; brown leather sweatband.
Dimensions H-3.5 L-9.5 inches
Owned James L. Clark
Owner Regiment 12th Virginia Cavalry, Co. F
2nd Maryland Cavalry, Co. F
Staff of J.E.B. Stuart
Event Battle of Brandy Station
Provenance Kepi of Captain James L. Clark, Company F, 12th Virginia Cavalry and Company F, Maryland Guard, 2nd Maryland Cavalry. Worn by Clark while on J.E.B. Stuart's staff at Brandy Station.
People Clark, James Louis
Subjects Uniforms