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Gunpowder flask
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.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 13.5 centimeters height
6.6 centimeters width
3.1 centimeters depth
Nomenclature Powder flask
Subjects Owned/used by: Chapin, Private John M.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies.
Hunting--Equipment and supplies.
Used in Civil War
Armament. Accessories
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
Civil War
Notes This is an example of an armament accessory used during the U.S. Civil War.
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 9821.2