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Soldier's tinned iron canteen
Description United States Army "bullseye" canteen made of tinned iron has the remains of a red and green painted finish and has "UNION" painted in white on one side. It was reportedly carried in battle at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, during the Civil War.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 7 1/2 inches diameter
2 3/4 inches depth
Nomenclature Canteen (vessel)
Mess kit
Subjects Issued by: United States Army
Found at Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States
Used in United States
Used in Gettysburg, Battle of
Used in Civil War
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies.
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1863 - Not later than 1865

Content: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865

Notes This is an example of a military accoutrement used during the U.S. Civil War.
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 74.34.10