Manuel Hinojosa Mexican War Collection

Mexican Army Fourth Light Battalion Emblem

Title

Mexican Army Fourth Light Battalion Emblem

Creator

Identifier

BD0021-BattalionEmblem4L

Files

Download BD0021-BattalionEmblem4L.TIF (696 KB)

Creation Date

1846

Disciplines

Latin American History | Military History | United States History

Description

An elongated flat-sided shield with a raised bold European block style “4L” separated by dots. A drilled hole exists below and between letters. The author believes that this object identifies the Fourth Light Infantry Battalion and was fastened to a shako.

Battalion Emblem “4-o Cuatro Baón Infanteria Legéra Permanente Shako Plate Ca. 1839-1848 Plate # mm ht. x mm w. Found at the ruins at the Hacienda de Encarnacion de Guzman, Coahuila, Mexico Collection: Robert Shelton

Physical Description

.TIF, 1 File, 696 KB

Mexican Army Fourth Light Battalion Emblem

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