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Object Name PIPE
Catalog Number 0985.04.00006
Description White semi-porcelain glazed with blue and gold line decoration. Bannister type wooden stem and broken off from the pipe bowl.
Dimensions H-2 L-3.25 inches
Owned Hilary Valentine Harris
Event Battle of Sailor's Creek / Sayler's Creek / Saylor's Creek
Provenance Pipe used by Captain Hilary Valentine Harris, Adjutant of the 11th Virginia Infantry. Harris was killed at Sailor's Creek by a sharpshooter on April 9, 1865.
People Harris, Hilary Valentine
Search Terms Battle of Sailor's Creek / Sayler's Creek / Saylor's Creek
Appomattox Campaign
Subjects Casualties, War
dead persons
Pipes (Smoking)
Sharpshooting
Smoking
Tobacco
Tobacco habit
Tobacco pipes
War casualties