Painted Wooden Canteen, America, late 18th/early 19th century, the round canteen painted dark blue-green with red lettering "U.S.," two small leather straps on sides to hold leather carrying strap, inscribed initials "T.W." and "A.W." on side, a note affixed to the side reads, "Carried in the Revolutionary War by Capt. Alex. Thomas, great-great uncle of Chas. M. McNaughton.," dia. 7 1/4 in.