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Kidney-shaped metal filter canteen dating from the Civil War. Sergeant William W. Dimond used this canteen during his service with Co. G of the 83rd Pennsylvania Infantry. Dimond had this canteen with him when he was injured at Malvern Hill, Virginia. He was discharged in 1863 and eventually moved to Downs, Kansas.
Date: between 1861 and 1865
Item Number: 223747
KSHS Identifier: 1918.19.2
Collections - Museum
Date - 1861-1869
Military - Wars - Civil War
Objects and Artifacts - Personal Artifacts - Personal Gear - Canteen
Places - Cities and towns - Downs
Places - Counties - Osborne
Places - Other States - Pennsylvania
Places - Other States - Virginia
Thematic Time Period - Civil War, 1861-1865
Type of Material - Objects and Artifacts