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51st NY ID’D NEW YORK DEPOT CANTEEN

51st NY ID’D NEW YORK DEPOT CANTEEN

This is a real, issued and field-used Civil War canteen, nicely identified by the soldier by carving his name, “F. Howard,” in the spout, something of A necessity if you wanted to get your own… (149-38). Learn More »

$625.00
Originally $695.00
ON HOLD

US CIVIL WAR BULLSEYE CANTEEN WITH SLING AND NAME ON SPOUT – POSSIBLE 87TH PENNSYLVANIA CONNECTION

US CIVIL WAR BULLSEYE CANTEEN WITH SLING AND NAME ON SPOUT – POSSIBLE 87TH PENNSYLVANIA CONNECTION

This canteen is in used, but good condition for its age. The body is covered in brown wool cloth that is soiled and stained from use but shows only two or three small areas where the cloth has worn… (149-39). Learn More »

$550.00
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U.S. CIVIL WAR SIGNAL CORPS CANTEEN

U.S. CIVIL WAR SIGNAL CORPS CANTEEN

This scarce Civil War Signal Corps canteen was used to carry fuel (“turpentine or other burning fluid’) for the special torches used in night signaling, and was part of the “regulation… (1179-483). Learn More »

CLASSIC CONFEDERATE WOOD DRUM CANTEEN, INSCRIBED, WITH SLING

CLASSIC CONFEDERATE WOOD DRUM CANTEEN, INSCRIBED, WITH SLING

This is a great example of the classic Civil War Confederate wood drum canteen. Often referred to the Gardner pattern, this was a simple design well within the abilities not only of coopers, but other… (1202-103). Learn More »

MODEL 1858 BULLSEYE CANTEEN WITH COVER

MODEL 1858 BULLSEYE CANTEEN WITH COVER

Original Civil War Model 1858 corrugated-pattern tin canteen, often called the “Bullseye” pattern. The body consists of two circular sections of pressed-tin soldered together at the rim. The… (490-6243). Learn More »

MODEL 1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN WITH COVER AND STRAP

MODEL 1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN WITH COVER AND STRAP

The model 1858 canteen was the most popular canteen of the Civil War period. Canteen measures approximately 7 ¾” in diameter. It is covered in very nice brown wool. The cover is complete and in… (1179-620). Learn More »

CLASSIC CONFEDERATE WOOD DRUM CANTEEN, INSCRIBED, WITH SLING

CLASSIC CONFEDERATE WOOD DRUM CANTEEN, INSCRIBED, WITH SLING

This is a great example of the classic Civil War Confederate wood drum canteen. These used simple lathe-turned front and back faces with staves curved to fit round them and grooved to hold them in… (1179-622). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR NEW YORK DEPOT PATTERN 1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN WITH SLING

CIVIL WAR NEW YORK DEPOT PATTERN 1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN WITH SLING

The body consists of two circular sections of pressed-tin, formed in an oblate spheroid pattern and soldered together at the rim. Fluid capacity of the canteen was three pints and its liquid contents… (490-5866). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN

CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN

This is a very nice Confederate militia style tin drum canteen. The canteen is approximately 7” in diameter by 2.75” thick. All parts are nicely soldered together. Both faces are convex (bowing… (490-5867). Learn More »

CS WOOD DRUM CANTEEN WITH CARVING

CS WOOD DRUM CANTEEN WITH CARVING

The wood on this canteen has a light or “blonde” finish. The body panels are in good condition and free from cracks. They have a worn smooth surface while the side pieces are dark along the edges… (1000-558). Learn More »

$2,000.00
Originally $2,500.00

NEW YORK DEPOT SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN MADE BY J. C. JOHNSON & CO UNDER CONTRACT OF FEBRUARY 5, 1865 – SLING INSPECTOR MARKED

NEW YORK DEPOT SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN MADE BY J. C. JOHNSON & CO UNDER CONTRACT OF FEBRUARY 5, 1865 – SLING INSPECTOR MARKED

The canteen is complete with the sling and cork stopper and a partial cover. One side of the body has a shallow dent at center while the opposite side is good. All three sling keepers are present. The… (1205-04). Learn More »

US MODEL 1858 NEW YORK DEPOT SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN

US MODEL 1858 NEW YORK DEPOT SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN

The canteen body is free of dents on the obverse with a small central dent in the reverse. The body is covered in a brow wool cloth that has been stenciled on the front with the Company letter “F”… (2023-312). Learn More »

HANDCRAFTED TIN & PLASTER CANTEEN PAINTED WITH A WONDERFUL WINTER CAMP SCENE BY A GETTYSBURG VETERAN

HANDCRAFTED TIN & PLASTER CANTEEN PAINTED WITH A WONDERFUL WINTER CAMP SCENE BY A GETTYSBURG VETERAN

This framed piece of artwork was done by William H. Merkle who was a member of Companies A & B of the 16th Pennsylvania Cavalry. The item looks to consist of a square piece of wood with a circle… (M26329). Learn More »

$750.00
Originally $1,250.00
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US PATTERN 1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN IDENTIFIED TO 13TH PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

US PATTERN 1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN IDENTIFIED TO 13TH PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

The body of this canteen is covered in a very nice conditioned sky-blue cloth and is strongly stenciled on one side with “13” over “PV” done in white paint. The cover is solid with no signs of… (490-4680). Learn More »

US MODEL 1858 NY DEPOT SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN WITH SLING AND COVER

US MODEL 1858 NY DEPOT SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN WITH SLING AND COVER

The body this canteen is in good used condition with only one or two very minor dents felt in the body under its brown wool cover. The canteen has two of the three sling keepers. The one that is… (490-4333). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE WOOD DRUM CANTEEN

CONFEDERATE WOOD DRUM CANTEEN

This is the classic Civil War Confederate wood canteen made with simple lathe-turned front and back faces under curved and grooved staves secured with narrow iron hoops that are in turn kept in place… (490-4172). Learn More »

VERY FINE VETERAN RESERVE CORPS JACKET ATTRIBUTED TO 9TH MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIER WOUNDED AT SPOTSYLVANIA AND LATER SERVED IN COMPANY H, 13TH VETERAN RESERVE CORPS

VERY FINE VETERAN RESERVE CORPS JACKET ATTRIBUTED TO 9TH MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIER WOUNDED AT SPOTSYLVANIA AND LATER SERVED IN COMPANY H, 13TH VETERAN RESERVE CORPS

Very fine original Veteran Reserve Corps jacket and Pattern 1858 smooth-side canteen with a verbal ID to Private Patrick Barry formerly of Company E, 9th Massachusetts Infantry wounded at Spotsylvania… (1179-177). Learn More »

GREAT LOT OF ACCOUTREMENTS ID'D TO 11TH MASSACHUSETTS BATTERY SOLDIER

GREAT LOT OF ACCOUTREMENTS ID'D TO 11TH MASSACHUSETTS BATTERY SOLDIER

This group of items all came together with two wonderful old handwritten tags testifying to the fact that they all belonged to Private James W. Pierce of the 11th Massachusetts Battery. All the items… (1179-295). Learn More »

EARLY MILITIA CANTEEN

EARLY MILITIA CANTEEN

Unusual looking trapezoidal canteen with screwcap top. The body of the canteen is made of tin and meas. approx. 4.50 inches across the bottom and 5,50 at the upper widest point. It is 7.00 inches tall… (2022-608). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR NEW YORK DEPOT CANTEEN WITH DARK BLUE COVER

CIVIL WAR NEW YORK DEPOT CANTEEN WITH DARK BLUE COVER

The NY Depot was a branch of the U.S. Quartermaster’s Office of Clothing and Equipage. They contracted with various dealers and makers for hundreds of thousands of canteens during the war and a… (1052-168). Learn More »


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CIVIL WAR COMMODORE’S UNDRESS FROCK COAT OF SILAS H. STRINGHAM, USN: LEADER OF THE FIRST COMBINED OPERATION OF THE UNION NAVY AND ARMY IN THE CIVIL WAR; VICTOR OF THE BATTLE OF HATTERAS INLET BATTERIES

Fought on Aug. 28-29, 1861, little more than a month after the Union defeat at Bull Run, the capture of Forts Hatteras and Clark on the outer banks helped restrict Confederate blockade running, enabled further operations on the North Carolina coast,… (1179-504). Learn More »

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