Manuel Hinojosa Mexican War Collection

Mexican Army Light Infantry Rifle Company

Title

Mexican Army Light Infantry Rifle Company "Ojuelo Horn" emblem

Creator

Identifier

BD0021-OjueloHorn

Files

Download BD0021-OjueloHorn1.TIF (458 KB)

Creation Date

1846

Disciplines

Latin American History | Military History

Description

A Mexican army hunting horn emblem with the mouthpiece to left and moon shape at the right side; two fastening prongs with holes on the reverse side, this object identifies a rifleman company of a regular infantry battalion. Another example was found at the Hacienda de Encarnacion de Guzman.

“Ojuelo Horn” Company’s Emblem “Compania de Cazadores, Baón Infanteria Permanente” ca. 1835-1836 Plate # 63mm wide x 50mm ht. Wt.945 0z. 26.7 grams Dug at the ruins of Hacienda de Ojuelo, Coahuila, Mexico Collection: Port Isabel Historical Museum Port Isabel, Texas

File 1: Dark eroded emblem.

File 2: Clear photo of the emblem.

Physical Description

.TIF, 2 Files, 836 KB

Mexican Army Light Infantry Rifle Company

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