Cornpone from Andersonville Prison

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Titles Cornpone from Andersonville Prison
Description Ball of cornpone issued in 1864 to a Union soldier at the Confederate prison in Andersonville, Georgia during the Civil War. Cornpone is a type of cornbread made from cornmeal dough and baked over an open fire with butter or cooking oil.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 2 inches diameter (largest piece)
Nomenclature food
sample
Materials cornmeal
Subjects Confederate States of America
United States, Army
Used in: Andersonville, Sumter County, Georgia, United States
Used during: Civil War, 1861-1865
Used in: Andersonville Prison
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Food supply.
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Natural History
Dates Use: 1864 (Date issued)
Content: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865 (Civil War)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2152.H433 (Accession Number)

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