Overall: 1 x 5 1/4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 2.5 x 13.3 x 7 cm )
scratched: into base "APH" inscribed: on to top of flask lid: "G. & J.W. HAWKSLEY" scratched: into side: "A.P. HARING"
Pewter flask with cover.
According to the donor, Sergeant Major A.P. Harding, age 21 enrolled in New York City for duty August 26, 1862, in 132nd Regiment, N/Y.S. Volunteers commanded by Colonel P.J. Claussen for a period of three years on October 4, 1862. Sgt. Haring received 25 dollars bounty from Muster Rolls NYS Volunteers IV 597.
Gift of Miss Bess Haring, through the Montclair Museum
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