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Object Name Saucer
Catalog Number 0985.09.00114a
Description Tin saucer: shallow bowl and rolled lip of banded base; remains of orange-red paint on underside of saucer. Accompanies cup (.114).
Material Metal/Paint
Dimensions H-2.75 Dia-5 inches
Owned Robert E. Lee; Wharton J. Green
Event Battle of Seven Pines / Fair Oaks
Provenance The cup and saucer are said to have belonged to Gen. Robert E. Lee. They were found at Seven Pines with part of a label attached which read, "Gen. Lee's cup." The cup and saucer were given to Col. Wharton J. Green.
People Lee, Robert E.
Green, Wharton J.
Search Terms Peninsula Campaign
Battle of Seven Pines / Fair Oaks
found on battlefield
Subjects Tin cups
Tinsmithing
Food
Drinking
Camp cookery
Camp life