Civil War campaign chest

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Titles Civil War campaign chest
Description 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.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 33 inches length
18 inches width
14 inches depth
Nomenclature trunk (container)
campaign chest
Materials wood
leather
metal
Subjects Used by: Wilson, Thomas Perry
United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 4th (1861-1865)
Used in: Civil War, 1861-1865
Used in: United States
Luggage. Trunks
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865 (Civil War)
Notes This is an example of a personal effect used during the U.S. Civil War.

Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 388.H182 (Accession Number)

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