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Texas waist belt plate

Object Details

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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
Civil War
associated date
1851-1860
ID Number
AF.60670M
catalog number
60670M
accession number
223708
collector/donor number
SK426
Description
Southerners had a greater assortment of belt plates compared to Northerners. One example was this waist belt plate with the familiar lone star symbol for Texas.
Location
Currently not on view
subject
Civil War
Army
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall, bagged: 6 in x 3 3/4 in x 1/2 in; 15.24 cm x 9.525 cm x 1.27 cm
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Object Name
insignia
Other Terms
insignia; Militia, Texas; Beltplate, Waist
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-7a4e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
Record ID
nmah_446990

Texas waist belt plate

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