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Object Name PIPE
Catalog Number 0985.03.00049
Date 1864
Description The pipe bowl is made of white clay. The edges of the rim and pipestem insert are rounded. The bowl is inscribed with a Federal eagle with a shield (center), two rabbits (one on either side), greenery, and the following text: "MADE FROM THE CRATER / OF July 30th 1864."
Dimensions W-2.25 L-2 inches
Owned Unknown
Event Battle of the Crater
Provenance This pipe was fashioned from clay out of the Crater at Petersburg, July 30, 1864.
Search Terms Battle of the Crater
Petersburg Campaign / Siege of Petersburg
Subjects Smoking
Pipes (Smoking)
Tobacco pipes
Tobacco habit