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Object Name Kepi
Catalog Number 0985.13.00434
Description Blue-green wool kepi with two rows gold thread braid on sides and crown; lined with yellow and brown checked silk; leather visor.
Dimensions H-3 W-9 inches
Owned William J. Sims
Owner Regiment 23rd Virginia Infantry, Co. A
Event Battle of Antietam / Sharpsburg
Provenance Kepi worn by Lieutenant WIlliam J. Sims, Company A, 23rd Virginia Infantry. Sims was killed at Sharpsburg on September 17, 1862.
People Sims, William J.
Search Terms Battle of Antietam / Sharpsburg
Subjects Uniforms
Casualties, War
Dead persons
War casualties