Civil War Canteen

Contributed by Cumberland Historical Society


Simeon L. Farwell of Cumberland, who owned this canteen, was 22 when he enlisted in Co. B. of the 25th Maine Infantry Regiment on Sept. 29, 1862. He was mustered out on July 10, 1863.

Farwell (1840-1904) worked as a house painter after the war.

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About This Item

  • Title: Civil War Canteen
  • Creation Date: circa 1862
  • Subject Date: circa 1862
  • Town: Cumberland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Metal, cotton
  • Dimensions: 26 cm x 21 cm x 7 cm
  • Local Code: 96.17
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Cumberland Historical Society
PO Box 82; 4A Blanchard Road, Cumberland, ME 04021
(207) 829-5820

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