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Object Name PIPE
Catalog Number 0985.13.00422
Description The pipe consists of a porcelain figure and bowl with a wooden stem. The figure appears to be a vivandiere.
Dimensions L-10 inches
Owned unidentified soldier ; Wilber C. Sheldon ; Wilbur C. Sheldon
Owner Regiment 5th Michigan Infantry, Co. G, USA
Event Battle of Malvern Hill
Provenance Private Wilber (or Wilbur) Sheldon of Co. G, 5th Michigan Infantry, found this pipe on the battlefield at Malvern Hill on the morning after the battle.
People Sheldon, Wilber
Sheldon, Wilbur
unidentified soldier
Search Terms found on battlefield
Battle of Malvern Hill
Peninsula Campaign
Seven Days Battles
United States Army
Subjects Smoking
Pipes (Smoking)
Tobacco pipes
Tobacco habit