Rare War of 1812 Knapsack. This orange/yellow knapsack was issued to the Massachusetts Militia "2nd Sergt, 16 Regt, 3rd Co". One of a small group of knapsacks found decades ago in the McClellan house in Gorham, Maine. Capt. McClellan led a company in Lt Col Burbank's regiment, raised at Gorham in 1814.
Date: Circa 1814
Condition: VF with minor loss consistent with age.