|Description||Small zinc gunpowder flask with a die stamped image of a couchant dog and foliate scrolls. The flask also has a brass externally-sprung patent charger. The flask was used during the Civil War by John M. Chapin of the 8th Minnesota Regiment, Company B.
|Format||Content Category: artifacts
|Measurements||13.5 centimeters height
6.6 centimeters width
3.1 centimeters depth
Owned/used by: Chapin, Private John M.
Used in Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies.
Hunting--Equipment and supplies
Armament. Tools & Equipment. Bludgeons
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
|Dates||Creation: Not earlier than 1830 - Not later than 1860
Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865
|Notes||This is an example of an armament accessory used during the U.S. Civil War.
|Holding Type||3D Objects|