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Soldier's painted canvas haversack
Description Black painted canvas haversack has an attached brass plate reading "Cooking utensils contained in haversack made by C.R. Woods of St. Peter, Minn., and presented to Mathias [sic] Schlinker Co. E 2nd Minn. Veteran Vol., infantry and carried by him in Atlanta campaign in 1864 to Savannah, thence to Washington, D.C. and in July 1865 returned by Schlinker to C.R. Woods." It originally contained water pail 62.H39, sugar canister 63.H40, plate 64.H41, skillet 65.H42, and spice container 66.H43.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 30 inches height with extended strap
12 1/2 inches width
4 3/4 inches depth
12 1/2 inches height haversack body
Nomenclature Haversack
Creation Made by: Woods, Charles R.
Made in Saint Peter, Nicollet County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Issued by: United States Army, 2nd Minnesota Infantry Regiment (1861-1865), Company E
Used by: United States Army, 2nd Minnesota Infantry Regiment (1861-1865), Company E
Used by: Schlinker, Matthias
Made in Saint Peter, Nicollet County, Minnesota, United States
Used in Fort Snelling, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Used in Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States
Used in Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, United States
Used in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Used in Minnesota, United States
Used in Civil War
Fort Snelling
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies.
Children and adolescents
Men
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Luggage. Hand Luggage
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.
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 61.H38