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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
Owner Regiment 5th Michigan Infantry, Co. G, USA
Event Battle of Malvern Hill
Provenance Wilbur Sheldon found this pipe on the battlefield at Malvern Hill on the morning after the battle. Sheldon was a member of Co. G, 5th Michigan Infantry.
People Sheldon, Wilbur
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