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Source:   Andre, Arnold and Nathan Hale [also labeled "Arms, Artillery, Equipment"]


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Grog tot and cartridge case, 1776

Image ID: 112393

Grog tot and cartridge case, 1776

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Image Title

:  Grog tot and cartridge case, 1776

Item Physical Description

: 19 x 23.5 cm.

Notes

: XI-24 From a photograph of the originals in the Mattatuck Historical Society, Waterbury, Conn. [typewritten on separate paper] 249 (a). Grog was then a universal ration, both afloat and ashore, whenever rum was obtainable. The cartridge of those days, though not nearly so self-contained and complete as that of the present time, was at least a link between the age during which men had to measure out every charge for every shot and the moder ....
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Source

: "The Pageant of America" Collection / v.6 - The winning of freedom / (unpublished photographs) / Andre, Arnold and Nathan Hale [also labeled "Arms, Artillery, Equipment"]

Source Description

: Approx. 8,000 photographs

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Photography Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs

Digital ID

: 112393

Record ID

: 134799

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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