Soldier's tin sugar canister

Titles Soldier's tin sugar canister
Description Cylindrical tin sugar canister is one component of five cooking utensils found in haversack numbered 61.H38, used by Matthias Schlinker of the 2nd Minnesota Regiment, Company E, during the Civil War in the 1864 and 1865 campaigns on Atlanta and Savannah, Georgia, and made for him by Charles R. Woods of Saint Peter, Minnesota. The canister still contains sugar.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 3 inches diameter
4 inches height
Nomenclature can (container)
tin (can)
mess kit
Materials tin
sugar
Creation Made by: Woods, Charles R.
Made in: Saint Peter, Nicollet County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Issued by: United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 2nd (1861-1865), Company E
Used by: United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 2nd (1861-1865), Company E
Used by: Schlinker, Matthias
United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 2nd (1861-1865)
Used in: Fort Snelling, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Used in: Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, United States
Used in: Minnesota, United States
Used in: Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States
Used during: Sherman's March to the Sea
Used during: Civil War, 1861-1865
Fort Snelling
Children and adolescents
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies.
Men
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 military accoutrement used during the U.S. Civil War.

Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 63.H40 (Accession Number)

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