Manuel Hinojosa Mexican War Collection

Confederate Waist Belt Plate “Palo Alto Lion’s Head”

Title

Confederate Waist Belt Plate “Palo Alto Lion’s Head”

Creator

Identifier

BD0021-Lion'sHead

Files

Download BD0021-Lion'sHead1.JPG (28 KB)

Download BD0021-Lion'sHead2.JPG (36 KB)

Creation Date

1865

Disciplines

Latin American History | Military History

Description

A round disc with a raised lion’s head. The reverse side is flat, except for an ovoid at the center of disc. Belt loop is to the right with applied s-link connector on the left. Traditional Hussar waist belt plate; a style used by officers and elite troop of Napoleonic and adopted by English. This item was found behind the Mexican Army battle line.

U.S. Civil War Plate # Belt loop- 45mm/disc dia 48mm overall length Dug at Palo Alto Battlefield, Texas Collection: Brownsville Historical Museum Brownsville, Texas Cast and filed brass, whole.

File 1:Backside of the disk. A dark maroon color.

File 2: Detailed Lion head, discoloration around the top of the head.

Physical Description

.JPG, 2 Files, 65.5 KB

Confederate Waist Belt Plate “Palo Alto Lion’s Head”

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