US Army mess kit

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Description United States Army mess kit consists of two oval tinned iron dishes, one with a folding handle, the other with a suspension ring. Dishes are scratched: "C.E. Keatley" and "Co. B". The mess kit was used by Clarence E. Keatley of the Thirteenth Minnesota Infantry Regiment, Company B, during the Spanish-American War.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 22 centimeters length (8601.14.A, handle)
2 centimeters height (8601.14.A,B, each dish)
20 centimeters width (8601.14.A,B, each oval dish)
17 centimeters depth (8601.14.A,B, each oval dish)
Nomenclature Mess kit
Creation Issued by: United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 13th (1898-1899), Company B
Subjects Owned/used by: Keatley, Clarence Eugene
Used in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Used in Minnesota, United States
Used in Spanish-American War, 1898
Spanish-American War, 1898--Equipment and supplies.
Military. 1898-1899 (Spanish American War & Leech Lake Uprising). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Use: 1898 - 1899
(Spanish-American War)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 8601.14.A,B

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