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Object Name Kepi
Catalog Number 0985.09.00083
Description Artillery officer's kepi of red wool with blue wool band; four rows of gold braid around the band and three strands on the front, back and sides of crown and in the form of a quatrefoil on crown top; black leather visor; remnantes of gold braid chin strap; U.S. eagle cuff buttons on either side of the cap; white cotton lining; sweatband of tan leather.
Dimensions H-3.5 L-10 inches
Owned W. J. Saunders
Provenance Kepi worn by Colonel W. J. Saunders of North Carolina, Chief of Artillery on the staff of General Jospeh Johnston.
People Saunders, W. J.
Subjects Uniforms
Headgear
Hats
Artillery (Troops)