Confederate canteen, ca. 1863
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The origin and the name of the Union soldier who collected this Confederate canteen are unknown. Like many Civil War relics, it likely was picked up on a battlefield during the war.
Made of wood, the canteen is unusual in that its original leather strap is intact.