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Catalog Number 2290
Title Canteen W/ Cover, Cw; R.W. Furnas
Object Name Canteen
Description US Regulation Canteen from R.W. Furnas donations. Round body, one quart size, made up of two round plates soldered together. Canvas cover, khaki color, sewn onto canteen. Cork stopper on ring attached to neck with brass chain link. Cavalry strap for attachment to saddle.
Date 1865
Year Range from 1872
Year Range to 1898
Material Tin, iron alloy, leather, cork, copper alloy
Place of Origin USA
Diameter (in) 8.5
People Furnas, Robert Wilkinson, 1824-1905
Other Name Canteen, Military
Event Post Civil War
History R. W. Furnas, col. 1st Nebr Vol Cavalry
Credit line Robert W. Furnas, Brownville (Nemaha), Nebraska