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Object Name Cap, Forage
Catalog Number 0985.13.00710
Description Forage cap of gray wool, visor missing; lining of calico with printed flower pattern; leather sweatband.
Owned Lemuel H. Williams [Samuel E. Williams]
Owner Regiment 9th Virginia Infantry, Co. K (possibly) Portsmouth Light Artillery, "Grimes Battery"
Provenance Family history maintains that Corporal Lemuel H. Williams left this hat at home while on leave. He had gotten a new one and left this one behind on a hatrack. After he was killed in action, it was cherished and maintained by the family.
People Williams, Lemuel H. (tentative)
Williams, Samuel E. (tentative)
Search Terms items left behind
Subjects Headgear
Hats
uniforms
Casualties, War
Dead persons
soldiers
War casualties