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Object Name Canteen
Catalog Number 0985.04.00040
Description U.S. Model 1858 tin bullseye canteen (6 rings), three sling loops, leather sling 1/2" x 45 1/2" (remaining), pewter spout, no stopper, "W[HR?]" scratched into spout
Dimensions W-7.5 inches
Owned Alverton C. Wrenn
Owner Regiment 2nd Kentucky Cavalry, Co. C
Made Unknown
Provenance "This canteen was used by Alverton C. Wrenn, a member of Morgan's Cavalry (Co. C, 2nd Kentucky Cavalry)." The roster lists him as being in Co. C, 3rd Kentucky Cavalry and Co. D, 2nd Batallion. Kentucky Cavalry (Dortch's).
People Wrenn, Alverton C.