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Object Name POWDER MEASURE
Catalog Number 0985.11.00037
Description The powder measure consists of a steel cup soldered or welded to an iron handle.
Dimensions L-5.5 Dia-1.75 inches
Owned William H. Allen
Owner Regiment 1st Tennessee Infantry, Co. L
Provenance This powder measure was owned and used by 1st Sgt. William H. Allen during the war. He joined Co. L, 1st Tennessee Infantry at age 19 and was its Color Bearer.
People Allen, William H.