San Jancinto Museum of History

T&E FOR MATERIALS
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  • KIT, MESS

  • CATEGORY: T&E FOR MATERIALS
  • MEASUREMENTS: 7 7/8"L
  • DATE MADE: c. 1898

Description

Military mess kit. Consists of plate (a) with ring affixed to underneath edge, and a plate (b) with a handle, which was used to hold the two halves together; plate with the handle has the is inscribed on bottom: "COPL. H. RUMLER 3 N.J. VOL. CO F."


Provenance

This mess kit was used by Henry A. Rumler while serving in the Spanish-American War.

  • ASSOCIATED INDIVIDUAL: Rumler, Henry Adolph
  • CREDIT LINE: Rumler, Mrs. H.A.


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