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Object Name Tin, Mess
Catalog Number 0985.13.01250
Description Mess tin or ration container: semi-circilar tin container with lid and wire handle.
Material Tin
Dimensions H-5 W-6.5 inches
Owned unidentified Confederate soldier
Provenance Mess tin used by soldiers as ration containers.
People unidentified Confederate soldier
Subjects Food
Tinsmithing
Camp cookery
Camp life