Spanish American War Veteran - Cuba Service Canteen with Strap

This Indian Wars / Spanish American War Canteen with Strap belonged to Corporal Ross E. Conrad 6th Ohio Volunteer Infantry  Company H.  From the Roster: “Age 20. Mustered in as Private.  Appointed Corporal July 1 1898.  On detached service at Camp of 6th O.V.I. near Cienfuegos, Cuba March 23 to April 8, 1899 as Regimtl. Post Master per S. O. No. 59.”  Conrad is buried in Stateline Cemetery, Toledo, Ohio.

Both are in very good original condition overall.  No open seams.  No dents.   Leather strap is original and correct and has a period repair.  Leather is soft and pliable with both keepers.  Stopper is complete with chain.

$550

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Wight N. Manning
Collector and Reenactor for Over 40 Years
Field Gear - Weapons - Uniforms - Personal Gear
Original Items Available From
French & Indian Wars - Revolutionary War
Civil War - Spanish American War
World War I - World War II

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