Manuel Hinojosa Mexican War Collection

Mexican Army Grenadier Company

Title

Mexican Army Grenadier Company "Animas Shako Flaming Bomb"

Creator

Identifier

BD0021-FlamingBomb

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Creation Date

1846

Disciplines

Latin American History | Military History

Description

Large exploding bomb with a wavy flame having two small holes that were used to fasten the plate to shake. This object identifies a member of a company of grenadiers in an infantry battalion.

Mexican Army Grenadier Company’s emblem.“Compania de Granaderos, Regimiento de Infanteria Permanente.” “Animas Shako Flaming Bomb.”Ca. 1830’s-1840’s.Plate # Dug at the ruins of Estancia Vaqueria de las Animas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico.Collection: Port Isabel Historical Museum Port Isabel, Texas.Gilt die struck rolled brass plate

Physical Description

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Mexican Army Grenadier Company

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