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Object Name Canteen
Catalog Number 0985.13.00953
Description U.S. Model 1858 bullseye canteen (5 rings), three sling loops, no sling, pewter spout, no stopper, "R. H. Gratz & Co., Philada." stamped on spout. Red string threaded through loops; remnant of museum label attached to string.
Dimensions W-8.5 inches
Owned Unknown
Owner Regiment unknown
Made Robert H. Gratz & Company, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Event Battle of Fredericksburg
Provenance "Canteen dug up in a garden at Fredericksburg with bullets in side."
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