Mexican Army Light Infantry Battalion "Animas Bugle"
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Latin American History | Military History
Bugle Emblem with its mouthpiece to the right; two fastening prongs on the reverse side: Hefter et al. (1958: Plate, Illustrates Victoria National Guard Light Infantry bugle emblem on shako plate. Another example was reported to have been found at Cerro Gordo, Vera Cruz, Mexico. The author believes that this object identifies a member of a rifle company or the Light Infantry Battalion of a National Guard unit.
Mexican Army Light Infantry Battalion “Compania de Casadores, Baon Guardia Nacional” “Animas Bugle” Ca. 1839-1848 Plate # 62mm x 37mm Found at the ruins of Estancia Vaqueria de las Animas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico Collection: Port Isabel Historical Museum Port Isabel, Texas Cast brass, whole.
File 1: Front of the emblem.
File 2: Back of the emblem.
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Manuel Hinojosa Mexican War Collection, UTRGV Digital Library, The University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley