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Soldier's tinned iron canteen
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.
Content Category: artifacts
7 1/2 inches diameter
2 3/4 inches depth
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, 1861-1865
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies.
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Use: Not earlier than 1863 - Not later than 1865
Content: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865 (Civil War)
This is an example of a military accoutrement used during the U.S. Civil War.
|Holding Type||3D Objects|
74.34.10 (Accession Number)