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Object Name Cover, Kepi
Catalog Number 0985.00.00020a
Description Foul weather kepi cover of thin, waterproofed (oil painted) cotton cloth.
Dimensions H-3.5 W-7 L-8 inches
Owned John Cole
Event Battle of the Crater
Provenance "Kepi and cover worn by Lieutenant John Cole of Alabama when killed near Petersburg on the memorable day when the U.S. forces exploded the mines that became the 'Crater'."
People Cole, John
Search Terms Petersburg Campaign / Siege of Petersburg
Battle of the Crater
Subjects Uniforms
Headgear
Hats
Dead persons
Casualties, War
War casualties