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Soldier's painted canvas haversack
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 a water pail (ID Number 62.H39), sugar canister (ID Number 63.H40), plate (ID Number 64.H41), skillet (ID Number 65.H42), and spice container (ID Number 66.H43).
Content Category: artifacts
30 inches height (with strap extended)
14 1/2 inches height (haversack body)
13 inches width
4 3/4 inches depth
Made by: Woods, Charles R.
Made in: Saint Peter, Nicollet County, Minnesota, United States
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
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 during: Sherman's March to the Sea
Used during: Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies.
Children and adolescents
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Luggage. Hand Luggage
Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865 (Civil War)
This is an example of a military accoutrement used during the U.S. Civil War.
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61.H38 (Accession Number)