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A German silver dinner fork in the plain tipped handle pattern, dating from between 1862 and 1870. The donor's father, Winfield Scott Chapman, served with Company F of the 16th Iowa Infantry during the Civil War. Chapman may have acquired the fork when his regiment was stationed in Atlanta from June 8th to September 8th 1864. He used it until his regiment mustered out on July 19, 1865.

Date: between 1862 and 1864

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Item Number: 223689
KSHS Identifier: 1955.57.1

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