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SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR COLLECTION, RG1100, 1898-1998

Series IV, Memorabilia, 1898


Company kitchen in Lakeland, 1898

This series contains articles of clothing and equipment used by soldiers in Lakeland and a copy of the New Testament given to a soldier of the Second Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers by the Tampa Headquarters of the Army Christian Commission. Included are suede gauntlets and a mess kit used by Lutrelle Amrine of the first Ohio Volunteer Cavalry and a campaign hat and Bible of Herman Markert of the Second Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers.