George Washington's well-appointed personal camp chest, or "mess kit," enabled him to dine in a m
Grade Range: 5-12
Resource Type(s): Artifacts, Primary Sources
Date Posted: 12/22/2010
A match safe, lantern, frying pan, and cup would have been part of a soldier’s equipment. Hardtack is the name given to a thick cracker made of flour, water, and sometimes salt.