Mexican Army elongated flat-sided shield
Latin American History | Military History
An elongated flat-sided shield; an open cut European block style “4.L .” on the face of the plate, with a hole below the object identifying the Fourth Light Infantry Battalion.
Found at the ruins at the Hacienda de Encarnacion de Guzman, Coahuila, Mexico Collection
File 1: Backside of the shield
File 2: Front of the shield. An eagle with a snake in its beak in the middle of the shield cacti below the eagle.
.TIF, 2 Files, 1.27 MB
"Mexican Army elongated flat-sided shield" (1846). Manuel Hinojosa Mexican War Collection. 69.