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Object Name Cap
Catalog Number 0985.13.00712
Description Gray wool cap with cloth visor of self material and grosgrain ribbon strap. Lined with striped cotton.
Dimensions H-3 L-8 inches
Owned D. L. Smoot
Made D.L. Smoot
Provenance Cap made and worn by Captain D.L. Smoot while a prisoner of war at Johnson's Island out of a pair of pantaloons. He wore the hat home after the war ended, from Lake Erie to Alexandria, Virginia.
People Smoot, D. L.
Search Terms Johnson's Island Military Prison
items made from other items
Subjects POW's
Prisoners of war
Headgear
Hats