1st Virginia Volunteers waist belt plate

1st Virginia Volunteers waist belt plate

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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.
Object Name
insignia
Other Terms
insignia; CSA, Army; Belt Plate; Rgt 1, Virginia Volunteers
date made
1858-1861
associated date
1861-1862
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 3/8 in x 3 1/8 in; 6.0325 cm x 7.9375 cm
ID Number
AF.60666M
catalog number
60666M
accession number
223708
collector/donor number
SK422
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Civil War
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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