Manuel Hinojosa Mexican War Collection

Mexican Army First Light Regiment Emblem

Title

Mexican Army First Light Regiment Emblem

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Identifier

BD0021-RegimentEmblem

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Creation Date

1846

Disciplines

Latin American History | Military History

Description

A hunting horn emblem with its mouthpiece to the left. The European Style number “1” and Letter “L” are displayed inside the loop. This author believes that this field a cast was sown onto a forage cap that would identify the First Light Infantry Regiment.

Mexican Army Regiment Emblem “1-er Primer Regimiento de Infanteria Legéra Permanente” Forage Cap Insignia Ca. 1839-1848 Plate # 45mm w. x 32mm ht. . 885oz. 25.2 grams Dug at Angostura, Coahuila, Mexico Collection: Port Isabel Historical Museum Port Isabel, Texas. File 1: Back of the emblem File 2: Front of the emblem

Physical Description

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Mexican Army First Light Regiment Emblem

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