Kit, Mess

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Description Meat Can or mess kit; tinned iron oval shaped frying pan with collapsable iron handle; tinned iron oval shaped bread plate with circular ring soldered to one end, which nestles into the frying pan; painted with
gold colored paint at a later date. Scratched into inside of plate, and painted in black on outside of plate: "EM".

Used by Private Ernst Mueller, Company F, 2nd Wisconsin National Guard in Puerto Rico during the Spanish American War.
Dimensions H-2 W-6.5 L-8.75 inches
Year Range from 1880
Event Spanish-American War
Year range to 1898
Material Iron/Tin/Paint
Object ID 2194-27
Object Name Kit, Mess
People Mullen, Ernst
Used Mullen, Ernst
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