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COVER – SHOVEL M1904 (KRAG TYPE HANGER), INFANTRY – AS IN THE MAY 10, 1905 MANUAL, REVISED JULY 3, 1908, (PLATE XVII), PRINTED 1917 (FOR ALL TROOPS, OFFICERS AND ENLISTED MEN, MOUNTED AND DISOUNTED). THE NEW “M1910” TYPE EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES – PACK, IMPROVED SHOVEL, ETC. DO NOT SHOW UP IN MY 1912 MANUAL (EARLIEST I HAVE THAT I CAN FIND). THE EARLY MANUAL ALSO SHOWS THE UN-REINFORCED COLLAR SHOVEL TO GO WITH THESE. MARKED “R.I.A.1908” ON BODY AND STRAP, STENCILED “28/INF/M/2”, VG SHOWING WEAR ALONG INSIDE BOTTOM EDGE WHERE IT RUBBED AGAINST THE BODY. THESE WERE ALSO USED BY THE CAVALRY WITH THE PICKET PIN/SHOVEL COMBINATION