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    Identified Canteen - Inventory Number: CON 211 / Sold

    This militia style drum canteen was purchased from the estate of Lawrence Ready of the 2nd GA Battalion of Sharpshooters.  The canteen measures: 6 ¼” x 1 7/8”.  Constructed of tinned iron, with two flat sides, one side is painted green as well the center pieces.  The original sling is present.  The owner’s initials “L.R.” are nicely incised on the bottom of the strap. 

    Lawrence Ready:

    Enlisted as a Private (date unknown).

    He also had service in:

    "D" Co. GA 2nd Battn SharpShooters

    Inventory Number: CON 211 / Sold