Confederate Waist Belt Plate, South Carolina

This is an example of a Confederate waist belt plate. The circular emblem in the center of the oak leaf wreath depicts a palmetto tree. The palmetto is also a central symbol in the state seal of South Carolina.
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metal (overall material)
overall: 3 1/2 in x 2 in x 1/2 in; 8.89 cm x 5.08 cm x 1.27 cm
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Civil War
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National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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