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US Army canteen
Description Tinned iron, wool-covered United States Army canteen used by Mathew Marvin during the Civil War. First Sergeant Mathew Marvin served with the 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company K. Marvin was mustered into the regiment on April 29, 1861 and was wounded three times; at Bull Run, Harrison's Landing, and Gettysburg, before being mustered out on May 5, 1864.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 20.5 centimeters diameter
7.1 centimeters depth
Nomenclature Canteen (vessel)
Mess kit
Creation Issued by: United States Army, 1st Minnesota Infantry Regiment (1861-1864), Company K
Issued by: United States Army
Subjects Used by: Marvin, Sergeant Mathew
United States Army, 1st Minnesota Infantry Regiment (1861-1864)
Used in United States
Used in Civil War
Minnesota, United States
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies.
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1864

Notes This is an example of a military accoutrement used during the U.S. Civil War.
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 6390.2