|Description||Pipe of carved dogwood. The bowl and the lower stem are in the shape of a kneeling man in uniform. The stem is loose from the bowl and brass connecting ring is distorted.|
|Dimensions||H-6.5 W-5 L-6 inches|
|Owned||John F. Brooks|
|Owner Regiment||4th Texas Brigade (Hood's Brigade)|
|Made||John F. Brooks|
|Provenance||This is a pipe made from a piece of dogwood that was cut by a shell thrown from a gunboat on the Potomac River in 1863. It was made by John F. Brooks with his pen knife, and afterwards used by him. He was a 1st lieutenant in the 4th Texas (Hood's) Brigade. "He came from Texas to defend his native land."|
Brooks, John F.