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Item #: 3563
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Standard issue cloth covered canteen missing the strap. Attached to the spout chain is a Knights of Pythias id shield identified to Henry Wettig Richmond. A quick check on Ancestry for pension records list a Henry Wettig as serving in the 50th Ohio infantry. I did not find a Henry Wettig on the Civil Research database however. Find a grave shows a Henry Wetting, born 1849 and passing away Dec. 1915, buried in the Lutherania Cemetery in Richmond, Indiana. I also found his widow's obituary in a Richmond, Indiana newspaper listing her as the widow of Henry Wettig, Civil War veteran. More research is needed on the id since being born in 1849 seems to put him at an early age for Civil War service. The cloth cover is in fine condition devoid of any moth damage and with very minor staining. The canteen has a bend on one side from being carried in the field. Cork stopper is intact but has minor deterioration.
Shipping Weight: 6 lbs
Item # 3563
Your Price $395.00 USD

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