Manuel Hinojosa Mexican War Collection

Mexican Army Light Infantry Rifle Company

Title

Mexican Army Light Infantry Rifle Company "Ojuelo Horn" emblem

Creator

Identifier

BD0021-Ojuelo

Files

Download BD0021-Ojuelo-e.TIF (428 KB)

Creation Date

1836

Disciplines

Latin American History | Military History

Description

Mexican Infantry 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 Hunting horn “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: Eroded emblem. Discoloration can be seen around the emblem. Mouthpiece facing left.

File 2: Eroded emblem. The emblem is brass in color, mouthpiece facing left.

Physical Description

.TIF, 2 files, 953 KB

Mexican Army Light Infantry Rifle Company

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