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Object Name Kepi
Catalog Number 0985.03.00059
Description Artillery enlisted man's light brown (faded from gray?) wool/cotton cloth (homespun) kepi with red headband; black waterproofed canvas visor; no chin strap; red leather sweatband; white cotton drill lining.
Dimensions H-4.5 W-7 L-10 inches
Owned Cicero Bowman
Owner Regiment 5th Georgia Battalion (tentative)
Provenance Kepi worn by Cicero Bowman. Bowman enlisted at 18 years of age and died in camp from exposure.
People Bowman, Cicero
Search Terms homespun
ersatz
Subjects Uniforms
Headgear
Hats
Death
Dead persons