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Object Name PENCIL
Catalog Number 0985.09.00032
Description This is a graphite pencil with painted wood and a black erase cap.
Dimensions L-3.5 inches
Owned William Dorsey Pender
Event Battle of Gettysburg
Provenance This is a pencil found in the pocket of the uniform tunic of Major General William Dorsey Pender by a museum curator in 1977. It is assumed to have been in the pocket of the uniform from the time of its placement in the Museum, if not from the time of Pender's usage.
People Pender, William Dorsey, Sr.
Search Terms Battle of Gettysburg