Hardtack

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Credit line Given in Memory of her Great Uncle Frank Allen Griner
Description In memory of Frank Allen Griner (1870-1910), a war volunteer at Camp Bushnell during the Spanish-American war. The hardtack is like that issued to the troops and has the phrase "Remember the Maine" etched on its surface. This is kept in a Alan Maley metal tin with "Alan Maley" written on one side and "A Gracious Era" on the opposite side. This tin has a winter scene.
Dimensions H-4 W-3.75 D-0.25 inches
Year Range from 1895
Year range to 1920
Material flour, water, and sometimes salt
Object ID 2009.2.1
Object Name Hardtack
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