1st Virginia Volunteers waist belt plate

Description:

This waist belt plate was worn by soldiers of the 1st Virginia Volunteers, Confederate States Army. The brass, oval plate was manufactured around 1858-1860. Most likely the inscribed "CSA" was added after Virginia's secession from the Union.

Date Made: 1858-1861Associated Date: 1861-1862

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.60666MCatalog Number: 60666MAccession Number: 223708Collector/Donor Number: SK422

Object Name: insigniaOther Terms: insignia; CSA, Army; Belt Plate; Rgt 1, Virginia Volunteers

Physical Description: metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2 3/8 in x 3 1/8 in; 6.0325 cm x 7.9375 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-5e6d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_439654

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