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Civil War campaign chest
Wooden campaign chest used by Commissary Sergeant Thomas P. Wilson while he served with the 4th Minnesota Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. The chest has inset metal handles and the remains of three leather straps. "Capt. T.P. Wilson" and "A.Q.M" are painted on the front. Wilson was breveted major at the end of the war and began serving as quartermaster general of Minnesota on November 10, 1871.
Content Category: artifacts
33 inches length
18 inches width
14 inches depth
Used by: Wilson, Thomas Perry
United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 4th (1861-1865)
Used in: Civil War, 1861-1865
Used in: United States
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865 (Civil War)
This is an example of a personal effect used during the U.S. Civil War.
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388.H182 (Accession Number)