Lot 412: Model 1858 smooth side canteen, measuring approximately 8? in diameter and 3? thick, retaining its original carrying strap and about eighty percent of its original brown cloth cover. Also retains its original metal and cork stopper and chain. Despite significant wear, the dark stencil of crossed rifles with an "A" above and a "3, CT" below are discernible on one side of the cloth covering, indicating Company A of the 3rd Connecticut Volunteer Infantry. In very good condition, with several dents to the body and aforementioned wear to cover.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 462
Wednesday, 14th October 2015
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