Identified Confederate Cup - Inventory Number: IDE 092 / Sold
Constructed of heavy gauge metal with tin plating, this features exposed solder and flat bottom, an essential of the soldier on the march. This example measures 4 ½ x 3 ¾ tapering to 3 ¼ at the top. Identified on bottom of the cup with period incised notation:
“William Mc Mullen - Richmond VA - April 25 1862”
McMullen enlisted as a Captain in the Greene City Virginia Militia Infantry. And also the 4th VA Cavalry where he joined the regiment on 7/23/1864. Was taken POW 11/22/1864 at Mount Jackson, VA and confined 11/26/1864 in Point Lookout, MD. He was later exchanged on 2/28/1865.
William H. McMullen
Enlisted on 7/15/1864 as a Private.
On 7/15/1864 he was drafted into "E" Co. VA 4th Cavalry
He was listed as:
* Joined Regiment 7/23/1864 (place not stated)
* POW 11/22/1864 Mount Jackson, VA
* Confined 11/26/1864 Point Lookout, MD (Estimated day)
* Exchanged 2/28/1865 (place not stated)
* 2nd Lieut
Intra Regimental Company Transfers:
* from company E to company C
Inventory Number: IDE 092 / Sold