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.

Associated Date: 1851-1860

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Civil WarArmy

Subject:

See more items in: Military and Society: Armed Forces History, Military, Civil War, Military

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.60670MCatalog Number: 60670MAccession Number: 223708Collector/Donor Number: SK426

Object Name: insigniaOther 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

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-7a4e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_446990

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