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Object Name Canteen
Catalog Number 0985.06.00014
Description U.S. Model 1858 tin smooth side canteen, three sling loops, leather strap slit to fit either side of canteen body, pewter spout, carved wood stopper with leather thong attaching it to sling, canteen marked "J. V." on the body, "A", on the opposite side and an inverted "V" on the spout. A tin cup (0985.6.15) was previously attached to the sling of canteen via a leather strap with metal buckle.
Dimensions H-9.25 W-7.5 inches
Owned Unknown
Owner Regiment Unknown
Made Unknown
Provenance Canteen captured from a Federal soldier by a Confederate soldier. The captor also owned a tin cup (0985.6.15).
People unidentified Union soldier
unidentified Confederate soldier
Search Terms items captured by Confederate soldiers
items captured from Union soldiers
items taken by Confederate soldiers
items taken from Union soldiers
United States Army
Subjects Captures