Mexican Army Grenadier Company "Turkey Bomb" emblem
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Latin American History | Military History
Exploding bomb insignia having a fan-shaped flame; two fastening prongs with holes on reverse side; this object identifying a member of a company of grenadiers in an infantry battalion, was probably worn on a cartridge box or shako. "Turkey Bomb"
Mexican Army Grenadier Company's emblem, Compania de Granaderos, Baon Infanteria Permanente. Ca. 1830's. Plate #Dug at Mrs. Powell's. Plate # Dug at Dan Bernard Creek, Texas. Collection: Gregg Dimmick. Cast brass, whole.
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Manuel Hinojosa Mexican War Collection, UTRGV Digital Library, The University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley. Accessed via https://scholarworks.utrgv.edu/mhinojosa