Name Stencils And Wooden Block

Date:
c. 1862

The crew used name stencils to mark their clothing and other personal belongings. Those found aboard Cairo were hand carved and rectangular in shape.

Description (physical):

Stencil: Wood. L 13.8, W 1.3, TH 1.9 cm; Block: Wood. L 14, W 1.0, T 1.6 cm; Stencil: Wood. L 13.7, W 1.3, TH 1.9 cm

Location:
3201 Clay Street Vicksburg,Mississippi 39183
Identifier:
2010.0001.0046
Institution:
Vicksburg National Military Park