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Object Name Canteen
Catalog Number 0985.03.00018
Description Wooden drum canteen, 11 staves, iron bands, 3 iron sling loops, no sling, no stopper, spout missing, "JHB" carved into face
Material wood; iron
Dimensions W-7 D-2.5 inches
Owned John H. Bowman
Owner Regiment 2nd Georgia Battalion, "Floyd's Rifles"
Made Unknown
Event Battle of Gettysburg
Provenance This canteen was worn by John H. Bowman of the 2nd Georgia Battalion, Wright's/ Pickett's Division. Bowman was mortally wounded on July 3, 1863 at the battle of Gettysburg while participating in Pickett's Charge.
People Bowman, John H.
Search Terms Battle of Gettysburg