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Object Name Cap
Catalog Number 0985.13.01016a
Description Blue cloth cap, styled as a Liberty Cap, with red twill trim.
Owned Obadiah Jennings Wise
Owner Regiment 46th Virginia Infantry, Co. A, "Richmond Light Infantry Blues" (RLIB)
Event Battle of Roanoke Island
Provenance Liberty cap found in haversack which belonged to Obadiah Jennings Wise, Captain, Co. A, 46th Virginia Infantry. He was killed at the Battle of Roanoke Island in 1862.
People Wise, Obadiah Jennings
Search Terms Battle of Roanoke Island
Subjects Headgear
Hats
soldiers
Dead persons