Confederate canteen, ca. 1863

Confederate canteen, ca. 1863
  • MMN Item 84243
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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.

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