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Kepi.

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Rutgers University. Libraries. Special Collections and University Archives
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Digital exhibition
AssociatedObject
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Exhibition caption
Detail
Civil War-era kepi (cap) probably worn by Robert McAllister.
AssociatedObject
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Exhibition case
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Forms part of
Name
From Fredericksburg to Chancellorsville
Detail
In late 1862, General Ambrose Burnside, who had had some success at Roanoke Island and New Bern, North Carolina, replaced McClellan as commander of the Army of the Potomac. Burnside devised a plan to go around Robert E. Lee and on to Richmond by crossing the Rappahannock River at Fredericksburg. For many of the recently recruited nine-month and three-year New Jersey regiments, including the Twenty-fourth, Twenty-fifth, and Twenty-eight, the Battle of Fredericksburg on December 13 would be their first experience of warfare. By the end of the day, the Union army, unable to break through the Confederate defenses, had suffered one of the worst defeats of the war. The defeat caused low morale in the army and at home, and dissatisfaction with Burnside, who was replaced by Joseph Hooker in January 1863. In May, Hooker made another attempt to cross the Rappahannock upstream from Fredericksburg, in what became known as the Chancellorsville campaign.
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Placement in digital exhibition
Name
13
AssociatedEntity
Role
Curator
Name
Perrone, Fernanda.
AssociatedEntity
Role
Project manager
Name
Radick, Caryn.
AssociatedEntity
Role
Funder
Name
New Jersey Council for the Humanities.
Label
Struggle Without End: New Jersey and the Civi War
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TitleInfo
Title
Kepi.
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DateIssued (encoding = iso8601); (keyDate = yes); (qualifier = questionable)
1862
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TitleInfo
Title
Struggle Without End: New Jersey and the Civil War
Identifier (type = local)
rucore00000002220
Identifier (type = doi)
doi:10.7282/T3W66HZ8
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This work is made available for non-commercial educational, scholarly, or research purposes subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). Proper attribution must be provided.
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Source

Shelving
Locator (TYPE = Call number)
MC 1304
Note
Robert McAllister Papers
ProvenanceEvent
Type
Exhibition
Label
Struggle Without End: New Jersey and the Civil War
Place
Special Collections and University Archives Gallery and Gallery '50, Rutgers University
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2012-09-19
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2013-08-31
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curator
Name
Perrone, Fernanda.
AssociatedEntity
Role
Funder
Name
New Jersey Council for the Humanities.
AssociatedObject
Type
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Forms part of
Name
From Fredericksburg to Chancellorsville
Detail
In late 1862, General Ambrose Burnside, who had had some success at Roanoke Island and New Bern, North Carolina, replaced McClellan as commander of the Army of the Potomac. Burnside devised a plan to go around Robert E. Lee and on to Richmond by crossing the Rappahannock River at Fredericksburg. For many of the recently recruited nine-month and three-year New Jersey regiments, including the Twenty-fourth, Twenty-fifth, and Twenty-eight, the Battle of Fredericksburg on December 13 would be their first experience of warfare. By the end of the day, the Union army, unable to break through the Confederate defenses, had suffered one of the worst defeats of the war. The defeat caused low morale in the army and at home, and dissatisfaction with Burnside, who was replaced by Joseph Hooker in January 1863. In May, Hooker made another attempt to cross the Rappahannock upstream from Fredericksburg, in what became known as the Chancellorsville campaign.
AssociatedObject
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Exhibition caption
Detail
Kepi. Robert McAllister Papers.
Detail
Exhibition extended beyond dates listed on catalog.
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ProvenanceEvent
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Exhibition
Label
Struggle Without End: New Jersey and the Civil War
Place
Special Collections and University Archives Gallery and Gallery '50, Rutgers University
Detail
Exhibition extended beyond dates listed on catalog.
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