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Object Name Kepi
Catalog Number 0985.13.00715
Description Kepi of dark blue (possibly black) wool broadcloth with leather visor and chin strap with brass buckle, brass Virginia state cuff buttons on either side of the cap; brown leather sweatband; light brown silk lining
Dimensions H-3.5 L-9 inches
Owned William B. Wise
Provenance Kepi worn by Dr. William B. Wise, son of John C. Wise. Dr. Wise served in the Confederate Army as a doctor, 2nd Lieutenant and Drill Master. The cap was placed in the Robert E. Lee camp No. 1 and later transferred by the donor to the Museum.
People Wise, William B.
Subjects Uniforms
Headgear
Hats
Medical personnel
Doctors