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Object Name Canteen
Catalog Number 0985.02.00090
Description U.S. Model 1858 tin bullseye canteen (5 rings), 3/4" x 60" leather sling, pewter spout, no stopper, no cover.
Material tin/leather
Dimensions W-7.5 inches
Owned S. S. Smith
Owner Regiment Unknown
Made Unknown
Provenance This canteen was carried by S. S. Smith of Madison, Florida during the Civil War.

S. S. Smith is apparently Simeon Sheldon Smith of Madison, Florida (1835-1891) [associated with 2nd Florida Cavalry, based on a single unit return].
People Smith, S. S.