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Wooden canteen, 2nd S.F. No. 48 (War of 1812)
Subject:Mens costumes--Personal artifacts, War of 1812, 1812-1815
Description:Wooden canteen, 2nd S.F. No. 48 from ca. 1812. Painted green/gray with long detachable leather strap wound around canteen. Leather bands nailed to either side. Bequest of the estate of Edward Stabler, Jr.
Date of Original:ca. 1812
Type/Size:Physical Object; 17.78 x 7.62 cm.
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