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Object Name Kepi
Catalog Number 0985.13.00711a
Description [Post-Civil War United Confederate Verterans ?] kepi of blue-gray wool cloth; visor missing; no chin strap or buttons; quilted cotton lining with a blue cotton sweatband.
Dimensions H-3 L-9.5 inches
Owned Richard Edward Wright
Owner Regiment 55th Virginia Infantry, Co. F
Event Battle of Peeble's Farm / Poplar Springs Church
Provenance Kepi of Private Richard Edward Wright (1844-1864), a "mere boy" who served in Company F of the 55th Virginia Infantry. Wright was promoted to 1st Sergeant in 1863. Killed on September 30, 1864 at the battle of Peebles Farm (Pegram's Farm). The Wright-Latane Camp of Confederate Veterans of Rappahannock, Virginia was named in his honor.
People Wright, Richard Edward
Search Terms Battle of Peeble's Farm / Poplar Springs Church
Petersburg Campaign / Siege of Petersburg
Subjects Uniforms
Headgear
Hats
Death
Dead persons
Casualties, War
War casualties