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Luther Lawrence: A Soldier's Accoutrements

Civil War Canteen

Civil War Canteen

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Cumberland Historical Society

Luther would have carried a canteen like this one, which belonged to Simeon S. Farwell of Cumberland. Canteen were an essential item for a soldier in the heat and humidity of the South. Many Union soldiers were overwhelmed by the heat of the Southern battlefields.

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