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US Army tin plate
Description United States Army tinned iron soldier's plate shaped like a pie pan. The underside has been scratched "G.L.Gates" and "Co. A...". It was used by Dr. George L. Gates of the 2nd Minnesota Infantry Regiment, Company A.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 8 1/4 inches diameter
Nomenclature Plate (dish)
Mess kit
Creation Issued by: United States Army, 2nd Minnesota Infantry Regiment (1861-1865), Company A
Subjects Used by: Gates, Dr. George L.
United States Army
Used in Civil War
Used in United States
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies.
Minnesota, United States
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865

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
ID Number 6895.10.A