Mexican Army Light Infantry Rifle Company “Ojuelo Horn” emblem
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Latin American History | Military History
A hunting horn emblem with the mouthpiece to left and moon shape at the right side; two fastening prongs with holes on the reverse side, this object identifies a rifleman company of a regular infantry battalion. Another example was found at the Hacienda de Encarnacion de Guzman.
“Ojuelo Horn” Company’s Emblem “Compania de Cazadores, Baón Infanteria Permanente” ca. 1835-1836 Plate # 63mm wide x 50mm ht. Wt.945 0z. 26.7 grams Dug at the ruins of Hacienda de Ojuelo, Coahuila, Mexico Collection: Port Isabel Historical Museum Port Isabel, Texas
File 1: Rusted emblem, slight discoloration over the entire emblem.
File 2: Rusted emblem, heavy discoloration around the emblem. Almost a purple color with hints of blue and yellow covering most of the pin.
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Manuel Hinojosa Mexican War Collection, UTRGV Digital Library, The University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley