United States Belt Plate

Description
Physical Description
Oval-shaped metal, raised rim and raised "US" stamp.
Specific History
The belt buckle was found on the battlefield at Winchester, Virginia.
General History
A belt plate like this one would have been worn by a Union soldier.
associated date
1861 - 1862
found at
United States: Virginia, Winchester
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 1/4 in x 3 1/2 in x 1/4 in; 5.715 cm x 8.89 cm x .635 cm
ID Number
AF.202755
catalog number
202755
accession number
35091
Credit Line
W. B. Entwisle
related event
Civil War
Civil War and Reconstruction
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Exhibition
"The Price of Freedom: Americans at War"
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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