Manuel Hinojosa Mexican War Collection

Mexican Army Light Infantry Rifle Company

Title

Mexican Army Light Infantry Rifle Company "Turkey Horn" emblem

Creator

Identifier

BD0021-Cazadores

Files

Download cazadores horn turkey_copy.jpg (190 KB)

Download cazadores horn turkey back_copy.jpg (178 KB)

Creation Date

1846

Disciplines

Latin American History | Military History

Description

A hunting horn emblem with its mouthpiece to right; two fastening prongs with holes on the reverse side; this object identifies rifleman company of Regular Infantry Battalion. Another example was found inside the west wall of the Presidio La Bahia, Goliad, Texas, during its 1960 restoration.

Company Emblem “Compania de Cazadores, Baón de Infanteria Permanente” Turkey Horn”

Physical Description

.JPG, 2 Files, 225 KB

Mexican Army Light Infantry Rifle Company

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