US Army issue tent

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Titles US Army issue tent
Description United States Army white cotton tent currently in two pieces; consists of a square piece of fabric reinforced at each corner with coarse linen. It was used by Josiah Lothrop of the 8th Minnesota Regiment, Company H. See also ID Number 9967.2.B.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 27 inches height
61 1/2 inches width
Nomenclature tent (portable building)
Materials cotton (textile)
Creation Issued by: United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 8th (1862-1865), Company H
Subjects Used by: Lothrop, Josiah
Used in: Minnesota, United States
Used in: Civil War, 1861-1865
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1862 - Not later than 1865 (Civil War)
Notes This is an example of a military accoutrement used during the U.S. Civil War.

Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 9967.2.A (Accession Number)

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