Appley-Geer Families - LFJGill
Penciled inscription: "Rebbel [sic] Canteen brought from Port Hudson by Elbridge Geer in 1863"

"Port Hudson [Louisiana] was the site of the longest siege in American history, 
lasting 48 days,when 7,500 Confederates resisted some 40,000 Union soldiers 
for almost two months during 1863...."  (Nat'l Park Service web site)

Penciled inscription: "Rebbel [sic] Canteen brought from Port Hudson by Elbridge Geer in 1863" "Port Hudson [Louisiana] was the site of the longest siege in American history, lasting 48 days,when 7,500 Confederates resisted some 40,000 Union soldiers for almost two months during 1863...." (Nat'l Park Service web site)