U.S. Regulation Tin Canteen, Model 1858
Tin, wool, pewter, leather, iron, wood, brass
Overall: 10 x 7 7/8 in. ( 25.4 x 20 cm )
Tin, wool, pewter, leather, iron, wood, and brass canteen; oblate, circular tin body with brown wool cover, cylindrical pewter mouthpiece with cork stopper capped by iron ring that fastens with brass chain to tin loop on left side of canteen, and black leather strap fastened to loop on right side; stenciled mark on front cover.
stenciled: front cover: "LBS/NY (foliate)/8TH CO"
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