Soldier's tin plate

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Titles Soldier's tin plate
Description Shallow tin plate 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 plate has a hinged triangular carrying hook.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 8 1/2 inches diameter
1 3/8 inches depth
Nomenclature plate (general, dish)
Materials tin (metal)
Creation Made by: Woods, Charles R.
Made in: Saint Peter, Nicollet County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Used by: Schlinker, Matthias
Used 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
United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 2nd (1861-1865)
Used in: Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States
Used in: Fort Snelling, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Used in: Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, United States
Used during: Sherman's March to the Sea
Used in: Civil War, 1861-1865
Fort Snelling
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies.
Children and adolescents
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Household. Tableware. Dishes. Plates
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 64.H41 (Accession Number)

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