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Object Name FLASK
Catalog Number 0985.13.00333
Description Flask: A flask with a detachable metal screw top, and the body covered with a brown basket weave (wicker or straw); two small handles are woven into the basket, which protrude slightly from the narrow ends of the flask. The base is covered with metal; two prongs protrude from the narrow ends of the flask.
Dimensions H-5 W-3 D-1.25 inches
Owned Conway R. Howard
Event wounding, death and burial of Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson, 1863
Provenance This is a drinking flask owned by Conway R. Howard, Chief of Engineers of A.P. Hill's corps. Lt. General Thomas J. Jackson drank from the flask while being carried from the field after his mortal wounding.
People Howard, Conway R.
Jackson, Thomas Jonathan (Stonewall)
Subjects Engineering
Engineers
Alcoholic beverages