US Army mess kit
|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.
|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)
|Creation||Issued by: United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 13th (1898-1899), Company B
Owned/used by: Keatley, Clarence E.
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
|Holding Type||3D Objects|