Kimball Civil War canteen, ca. 1862

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


Franklin C. Kimball of Portland was 17 when he enlisted in Co. F. of the 5th Maine Regiment on June 24, 1861.

Kimball (1845-1912), a musician in the regiment, carried this canteen through the Civil War. He was mustered out on July 27, 1864.

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About This Item

  • Title: Kimball Civil War canteen, ca. 1862
  • Creation Date: circa 1862
  • Subject Date: circa 1862
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Metal
  • Local Code: PA109
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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