US Army identification tag

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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.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 2.8 centimeters diameter
Nomenclature Tag
Creation Issued by: American Red Cross
Subjects Owned/used by: Clark, Captain Charles Asa
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 & Leech Lake Uprising). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Use: Approximately 1898 (Spanish-American War)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 6967.11.A-B

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