San Jancinto Museum of History

T&E FOR MATERIALS
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  • KIT, MESS

  • CATEGORY: T&E FOR MATERIALS
  • MEASUREMENTS: 7 3/4"L (a); 8 9/16"L (b); 7 1/2"L (c)
  • DATE MADE: c. 1898

Description

Military mess kit consisting of spoon (a), knife (b) and fork (c); each inscribed with "U.S."; black paint is visible on the handle of the knife and fork.


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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