US Army identification tag
|Description||United States Army identification "dog tag" worn during the Spanish-American War by Lieutenant Charles A. Clark of the 13th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry, Company E. The pierced white metal disc reads: "CO.E/ 13TH/ INFANTRY/ MINNESOTA/ 2/ U.S. VOL." on the front. The back features a cross and the word "RED" in raised letters; these tags were issued by the Red Cross. The tag is strung on a thin leather thong.
|Format||Content Category: artifacts
|Measurements||2.8 centimeters diameter
|Creation||Issued by: American Red Cross
Owned/used by: Clark, Captain Charles A.
United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 13th (1898-1899), Company E
Used in Spanish-American War, 1898
Used in United States
Used in Minnesota, United States
Badges, Buttons & Medals. Social Services
Military. Insignia, Medals, & Buttons
Military. 1898-1899 (Spanish American War). Equipment & Supplies
|Dates||Use: Approximately 1898 Spanish-American War
|Holding Type||3D Objects|