United States Belt Plate

United States Belt Plate

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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.
Object Name
belt plate
Other Terms
Insignia; Army; Belt Plate; US
associated date
1861 - 1862
found at
United States: Virginia, Winchester
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
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
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
W. B. Entwisle
Civil War
Civil War and Reconstruction
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Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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