Manuel Hinojosa Mexican War Collection

Mexican Army Victoria National Guard Light Infantry Company

Title

Mexican Army Victoria National Guard Light Infantry Company "Ramos Bugle" emblem

Creator

Identifier

BD0021-Bugleemblem

Files

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Creation Date

1846

Disciplines

Art and Design | Latin American History | Military History | United States History

Description

Bugle emblem with mouthpiece to left; two fastening prongs on reverse side: Hefter et al. (1958: Plate , e) illustrates Victoria National Guard Light Infantry Bugle emblem on shako plate. See pg. The author believes that this object identifies a member of a rifle company or Light Infantry Battalion of a National Guard unit.

“Compania de Cazadores, Baón Guardia Nacional” “Ramos Bugle” Ca. 1839-1848 Plate # 25mm ht. x 67mm w. 22.9g. wt. 1 in.ht. x 2-5/8in.w. .8 oz. wt. Dug at the ruins of Paso de Aguila (vicinity of Saltillo), Coahuila, Mexico Collection: Port Isabel Historical Museum Port Isabel, Texas

Mexican Army Victoria National Guard Light Infantry Company

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