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Object Name PIPE
Catalog Number 0985.13.00453
Description The pipe consists of a briar root carved in the shape of a left hand holding the bowl.
Dimensions H-2 W-2.5 inches
Owned Ambrose Powell Hill [A. P. Hill]
Owner Regiment 13th Virginia Infantry; Hill's Brigade; Hill's Light Division; 3rd Corps
Made Creator unknown, Confederate
Provenance An unknown Confederate soldier under Lt. Gen. Ambrose Powell Hill carved this pipe for him. This pipe was used by Hill up to the time he was killed.
People Hill, Ambrose Powell (A. P.)
unidentified Confederate soldier
Search Terms Petersburg Campaign / Siege of Petersburg
Subjects Casualties, War
Dead persons
generals
gifts
Pipes (Smoking)
Smoking
Tobacco
Tobacco habit
Tobacco pipes
War casualties