Manuel Hinojosa Mexican War Collection

Mexican Army Grenadier Company

Title

Mexican Army Grenadier Company "Turkey Bomb" emblem

Creator

Identifier

BD0021-TurkeyBomb

Files

Download BD0021-TurkeyBomb.JPG (33 KB)

Creation Date

1846

Disciplines

Latin American History | Military History

Description

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.

Physical Description

.JPG, 1 File, 33.8 KB

Mexican Army Grenadier Company

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