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Chaplain's Chalice

Chaplain's Chalice

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Physical Description
Brass chalice with gold inlay.
General History
Chalices are used during the celebration of the Roman Catholic Mass. They bear the wine which represents the blood of Christ. Chaplains often celebrated Mass in the field for Catholic soldiers during active campaigns and before battles.
Object Name
associated date
date obtained by donor
Associated Place
United States
United States: Alaska, Aleutian Islands
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
overall: 6 3/4 in x 4 in x 4 in; 17.145 cm x 10.16 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Matthew Douglas Blair
World War II
The Great Depression and World War II
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, General
Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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