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Powder Horn, 1775

Powder Horn, 1775

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Description (Brief)
Colonial laws required free men of all classes to serve in local militias. Minutemen used powder horns such as this one, made and used by Daniel Higbe of Roxbury, Massachusetts in 1775.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Horn
powder horn
Object Type
horn
Date made
1775
maker; user
Highe, Daniel
maker
Highe, Daniel
Highe, Daniel
Physical Description
horn, animal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14 in x 5 1/2 in x 3 in; 35.56 cm x 13.97 cm x 7.62 cm
ID Number
AF.290572
catalog number
290572
accession number
59640
American Revolution
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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