RELIC HALF CANTEEN MESS PLATE/FRYING PAN

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Item Code: 33-486

Excavated, rusty half of a bullseye canteen. Civil War soldiers are known to have put canteens into a fire to melt the solder and separate the tin halves. They would use the halves as plates of frying pans.

This example has heavy surface rust with a few holes and cracks. Recovered around Petersburg, VA.  [jet]

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