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Object Name Canteen
Catalog Number 0985.00.00057
Description U.S. Model 1858 smooth side tin canteen, cotton webbing sling with roller buckle 1" x 62", pewter spout, no stopper.
Material Meta/Tin/Cloth/Fabric/Cotton
Dimensions W-7 inches
Owned Unknown ; possibly Moses Alexander
Owner Regiment Kolb's Battery, Alabama Light Artillery (tentative)
Made Unknown
Provenance Unknown.

Although no history was provided for this canteen at its time of donation, the donor, Moses Alexander, served as a private in Kolb's Battery, Alabama Light Artillery, CSA, during the Civil War. It is possible that he carried this canteen as part of his equipment.
People Alexander, Moses (tentative)