Mexican Army Third Light Regiment Company emblem
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Latin American History | Military History
A hunting horn emblem with the mouth-piece on the left. The block number and letter “3L” are displayed inside the flaming bomb’s horn loop; two fastening prongs with holes are attached on the reverse side. The author believes that this object identifies the Third Light Regiment, the company of Granaderos and was attached to a cartridge box flap.
Company Emblem: “Compania de Granaderos, 3-er Tercer Regimiento de Infanteria Legéra Permanente” Cartridge Box Plate Ca. 1839-1848 Plate # 81mm x 62mm Dug at the ruins of Rancho de Jesus Maria, Coahuila, Mexico Collection: Port Isabel Historical Museum Port Isabel, Texas
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"Mexican Army Third Light Regiment Company emblem" (1846). Manuel Hinojosa Mexican War Collection. 16.