Manuel Hinojosa Mexican War Collection

Mexican Army Third Light Regiment Emblem cartridge box belt plate

Title

Mexican Army Third Light Regiment Emblem cartridge box belt plate

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Identifier

BD0021-3-er

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Creation Date

1846

Disciplines

Latin American History | Military History

Description

An elongated, flat-sided octagonal plate; one pair of prongs with holes on reverse side; an open-cut European style “3L” on the face of the plate, with a hole centered below and two off-centered holes above the “3L,” the latter the European circular symbol that represents the number suffix “RD” an abbreviation of “Ligero;” this object identifies the Third Light Infantry Regiment. Two others have been reported found at the Hacienda de Encarnacion de Guzman.

Mexican Army Third Light Regiment Emblem “3-er Tercer Regimiento de Infanteria Legéra Permanente” Cartridge Box Belt Plate Ca. 1839-1848 Plate # 55mm x 72mm Dug at the ruins of Hacienda de Encarnacion de Guzman, Coahuila, Mexico Collection: Port Isabel Historical Museum Port Isabel, Texas

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Mexican Army Third Light Regiment Emblem cartridge box belt plate

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