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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.
Kit, Mess -THE SPANISH AMERICAN WAR -Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
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