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US Army tin canteen
Description United States Army issue canteen made of tin with a pewter spout. The neck is stamped "A. Jewet". Used by Harvey C. Downs of the Thirteenth Minnesota Infantry Regiment, Company K, during the Spanish-American War, 1898-99.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 8 inches diameter
2 3/4 inches depth
Nomenclature Canteen (vessel)
Creation Issued by: United States Army, 13th Minnesota Infantry Regiment (1898-1899), Company K
Subjects Owned/used by: Downs, Harvey C.
Collected by: Downs, Harvey C.
Used during Spanish-American War, 1898
Used in Minnesota, United States
Used in Fort Snelling, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Fort Snelling
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Military. 1898-1899 (Spanish American War). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Creation: Approximately 1898 - Approximately 1899
Spanish-American War
Notes This is an example of a military accoutrement used during the U.S. Civil War.
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 66.206.7