Rare Powder Horn Carved by African-American Revolutionary War Soldier Goes on Display

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Of interest to African-American participation in the Revolutionary War:

https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Rare-Powder-Horn-Carved-by-African-American-Revolutionary-War-Soldier-Goes-on-Display--505573161.html

Gershom Prince, the owner of the powder, horn does not have a WikiTree profile, as far as I can see.

in The Tree House by Pip Sheppard G2G Astronaut (1.9m points)

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Wow!! That's really cool. Thanks for posting. I can't imagine carrying one of those along with my kit in the cold and mud while starving and waiting patiently for someone to come along and kill me. I guess he carved while he was waiting. It is beautiful.
by Betty Fox G2G6 Pilot (148k points)
Right! I believe it’s a work of historical art.
For sure! I wonder how much it weighed when it was full.  Thanks for sharing!

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