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Collection HCHS Civil War Collection
Catalog Number 2014.168.001
Object Name Lantern, Kerosene
Description Civil War period brass oil lantern. "Saml L. Bonnell Clinton, NJ" is engraved on the top of the lantern in script. The bottom is inscribed "A. France, Pat. 1861". This lantern was carried by Bonnell during his commission as a Captain of a Clinton Calvary unit.
Provenance Samuel L. Bonnell was the donor's great grandfather.
People Bonnell, Samuel L.
Subjects Lanterns
Lighting
Military personnel
Militias
Soldiers
Search Terms Civil War