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Object Name Hat, Slouch
Catalog Number 0985.13.00833
Description Tan wool felt slouch hat with upturned brim, brown ribbon band and edging; blue cord hatband with tassle ends; sweatband of tan leather; brown silk lining.
Dimensions H-5.25 W-12 Dia-13 inches
Owned William James Kincheloe
Owner Regiment 49th Virginia Infantry, Co. C
Provenance Hat worn by 1st Lieutenant William James Kinchloe, Company C, 49th Virginia Infantry, Pegram's Brigade, Early's Corps. He was promoted to Second Lieutenant and Adjutant of the 49th Virginian Infantry Regiment January 1, 1862. He was killed at Smithfield, West Virginia, on August 29, 1864.

"Hat worn at the time he has killed, by 1st Lt. W. James Kincheloe, Co. C, 49th Virginia Infantry." (1905 Catalog)

People Kincheloe, William James
Subjects Uniforms
hats
headgear
Death
Dead persons
Casualties, War
War casualties