Texas waist belt plate

National Museum of American History

Texas waist belt plate

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
associated date
1851-1860
ID Number
AF.60670M
catalog number
60670M
accession number
223708
collector/donor number
SK426
Object Name
insignia
Other Terms
insignia; Militia, Texas; Beltplate, Waist
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
National Museum of American History
subject
Civil War
Army
Record ID
nmah_446990
GUID (Link to Original Record)
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-7a4e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa