Museums of Port Isabel Collection

Zouave powder (peace) rifle flask

Title

Zouave powder (peace) rifle flask

Creator

Identifier

BD0022-Powderflask

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Creation Date

1846

Disciplines

Latin American History | Military History

Description

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."

Physical Description

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Zouave powder (peace) rifle flask

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