Manuel Hinojosa Mexican War Collection

Mexican Army First Light Regiment Emblem “1-er Primer Regimiento de Infanteria Legéra Permanente” Forage Cap Insignia

Title

Mexican Army First Light Regiment Emblem “1-er Primer Regimiento de Infanteria Legéra Permanente” Forage Cap Insignia

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Identifier

BD0021-ForageCap

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Creation Date

1846

Disciplines

Latin American History | Military History | United States History

Description

A hunting horn emblem with its mouthpiece on the left. The European Style number “1” and Letter “L” are displayed against a cutout field within its loop. Two fastening prongs with holes are present on the reverse side. The author believes that this object was fastened to a forage cap identifying the First Light Infantry Regiment.

Regiment Emblem “1-er Primer Regimiento de Infanteria Legéra Permanente” Forage Cap Insignia Ca. 1839-1848 Plate # Dug at ruins at Estancia Vaqueria de las Animas San Luis Potosi, Mexico Collection: Port Isabel Historical Museum Port Isabel, Texas

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Mexican Army First Light Regiment Emblem “1-er Primer Regimiento de Infanteria Legéra Permanente” Forage Cap Insignia

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