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Object Name Canteen
Catalog Number 0985.13.00947
Description U.S. Model 1858 smooth side canteen, 1/2" x 36" (remaining) leather sling, pewter spout, no stopper, brown wool cover
Dimensions W-7.5 inches
Owned Thomas Jefferson Stubbs, Sr.
Owner Regiment 34th Virginia Infantry, Co. A, "Red Shirts"
Made unknown
Event Petersburg Campaign / Siege of Petersburg
Provenance This canteen belonged to Thomas Jefferson Stubbs of Williamsburg, VA, who was an Ordnance Sergeant and a Sergeant Major. He was captured during the Petersburg Campaign on March 31, 1865, and imprisoned at Point Lookout, Maryland, until May 29, 1865.
People Stubbs, Thomas Jefferson, Sr.
Search Terms Point Lookout Military Prison, Maryland
Petersburg Campaign / Siege of Petersburg
Subjects POW's
Prisoners of war
prisoners