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Object Name Kepi
Catalog Number 0985.13.00713
Description Officer's kepi of gray wool with black wool band; two strands of narrow gold thread braid around the top of the band; single strand of gold braid along front, back and sides of the crown; quatrefoil of single strand of gold braid on top of crown; black leather visor; heavy cotton inter-lining material and remains of yellow silk lining in crown.
Dimensions H-4 L-9.5 inches
Owned Benjamin Leigh Grasswitt
Owner Regiment 12th Virginia Infantry, Co. C
Provenance This kepi was worn by Lieutenant Benjamin Leigh Grasswitt, Company C, 12th Virginia Infantry.
People Grasswitt, Benjamin Watkins Leigh
Subjects Uniforms
Headgear
Hats