Zouave powder (peace) rifle flask
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Latin American History | Military History
The brass powder Zouave flask depicts the federal eagle and a scene with twenty-six stars encircling two shaking hands. Along the bottom of the flask is the US shield with assorted weapons and horn instruments. "A powder flask was kept handy if a soldier ran out of cartridges."
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Museums of Port Isabel Collection, UTRGV Digital Library, The University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley. Accessed via https://scholarworks.utrgv.edu/portisabel