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Object Name Canteen
Catalog Number 0985.02.00123
Description U.S. Model 1858 smooth side canteen, three sling loops, no sling, pewter spout, Case Patent Filter stopper of cork and tin.
Material tin/cork
Dimensions H-10 D-2.75 Dia-7.5 inches
Owned Charles Seton Fleming
Owner Regiment 2nd Florida Infantry, Co. G
Made Unknown
Event Battle of Cold Harbor / Second Cold Harbor
Provenance This canteen was carried by Captain Charles Seton Fleming. He served in 2nd Florida Infantry, Co. G, during the war. He was killed at the Battle of Cold Harbor / Second Cold Harbor, and was buried on the battlefield with this canteen. He was disinterred and placed in Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, VA on June 3, 1893.
People Fleming, Charles Seton
Search Terms Overland Campaign
Battle of Cold Harbor / Second Cold Harbor
Subjects Burials
Casualties, War
Dead persons
War casualties