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Catalog Number 00.21.5
Object Name Canteen
Description Mil canteen; khaki covered, sewn around edge; upper half has a hinged triangular loop on each side w/brass hooks that snap to loops; leather strap connects to brass hooks; strap is fully adjustable and has been sewn where it was once cut in half. Round, raised spout at top ctr has cork stopper in it; stopper is attached to spout w/chain that connects to wire around spout. Black print / HICKS / on front; reverse side: / B / US / 8 /. Name marking is not original; other markings may not be original.
Date 1872
People Hicks, Conrad Ray
US army
Subjects canteen
Collection Military
Provenance Used by donor for re-enactments; markings added by him.
Notes Used in Water exhibit 2014. dismantled 11/26/14. LDj