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7th Minnesota campaign chest
Description Campaign chest made during the Civil War in Memphis, Tennessee by an African American for Brewer Mattocks, Assistant Surgeon with the 7th Minnesota Infantry Regiment. The thick wooden trunk has dovetailed corners and metal strips for reinforcement.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 13 inches height
23 1/2 inches width
11 1/2 inches depth
Nomenclature Trunk (container)
Campaign chest
Creation Made in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States
Subjects Owned/used by: Mattocks, Dr. Ebenezer Brewer
United States Army, 7th Minnesota Infantry Regiment (1862-1865)
Used during Civil War
Made in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States
Used in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Luggage. Trunks
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865

Notes This is an example of a personal effect used during the U.S. Civil War.
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 2118.H421