Bag, ditty
1918 Approximate
World War I Ditty Bag. Material: textile. Size: 8 1/2" W. x 12 3/4" L. Description: olive green heavy cotton canvas drawstring bag with two inside pockets, two outside pockets and a name tag sewn on inside: "Elmer Walfred Peterson". U.S. Army Uniform, 3.86.2-9.
Waseca County Military WWI. Gear used by Private Elmer Peterson of Otisco. He entered the service 4 Sept 1918 and was stationed with an Infantry Replacement Brigade at Camp Grant, Illinois.