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Object Name PIPE
Catalog Number 0985.13.00662
Date 1864
Description The pipe consists of a white ceramic bowl with a horn stem. The bowl has a swirled decoration near the stem. "E. L. Bennett" is written in ink on the bowl, as well as "1864 Confederate pipe."
Dimensions H-1.5 L-4 inches
Owned Edward L. Bennett
Owner Regiment 35th Battalion Virginia Cavalry (White's), Co. A
Provenance Sgt. Edward L. Bennett purchase this pipe for $3.00 at Gordonsville, Virginia on March 2, 1864. He used it for the duration of the war. Bennett was in Co. A, White's Cavalry Battalion (35th Battalion Virginia Cavalry), Rosser's Brigade, Hampton's Division.
People Bennett, Edward L.
Subjects Smoking
Pipes (Smoking)
Tobacco pipes
Tobacco habit