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    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