Manuel Hinojosa Mexican War Collection

Mexican Army elongated flat-sided shield

Title

Mexican Army elongated flat-sided shield

Creator

Identifier

BD0021-FlatShield

Files

Download BD0021-FlatSheild1.TIF (623 KB)

Download BD0021-FlatShield2.TIF (686 KB)

Creation Date

1846

Disciplines

Latin American History | Military History

Description

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.

Physical Description

.TIF, 2 Files, 1.27 MB

Mexican Army elongated flat-sided shield

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