Manuel Hinojosa Mexican War Collection

Mexican Army First Light Regiment Emblem

Title

Mexican Army First Light Regiment Emblem "1-er Primer Regimento de Infanteria Legéra Permanente” Cartridge Box Belt Plate

Creator

Identifier

BD0021-1LPLATE

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Creation Date

1846

Disciplines

Latin American History | Military History | United States History

Description

An elongated flat sided oval with one pair of fastened prongs with holes on reverse side. An open cut European style “IL”is displayed on the face with a hole on top and bottom of each letter. The top hole represents the European circular symbol number suffix “th” or in the Spanish case “o”. The author believes that this object identifies the First Light Infantry Regiment.

Regiment Emblem “1-er Primer Regimento de Infanteria Legéra Permanente” Cartridge Box Belt Plate Ca. 1839-1848 Plate# 53mm x 69mm Dug at the ruins at Rancho San Juan de Los Perros, Coahuila, Mexico Collection: Port Isabel Historical Museum Port Isabel, Texas

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Mexican Army First Light Regiment Emblem

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