US Army tin canteen

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Titles 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)
Materials pewter
tin
cork (bark)
cloth
Creation Issued by: United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 13th (1898-1899), Company K
Subjects Owned/used by: Downs, Harvey Collins
Collected by: Downs, Harvey Collins
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 & Leech Lake Uprising). 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
Identifiers 66.206.7 (Accession Number)

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