U.S. Regulation Tin Canteen, Model 1858

U.S. Regulation Tin Canteen, Model 1858
Title
U.S. Regulation Tin Canteen, Model 1858
Date 
1860-1865
Medium 
Tin, wool, pewter, leather, iron, wood, brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 10 x 7 7/8 in. ( 25.4 x 20 cm )
Description 
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.
Object Number 
X.233
Marks 
stenciled: front cover: "LBS/NY (foliate)/8TH CO"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group