Manuel Hinojosa Mexican War Collection

Mexican Army Grenadier Company emblem ”Cerro Gordo drooping bomb”

Title

Mexican Army Grenadier Company emblem ”Cerro Gordo drooping bomb”

Creator

Identifier

BD0021-CerroGordoBomb

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Download BD0021-CerroGordoBomb-b.TIF (352 KB)

Creation Date

1846

Disciplines

Latin American History | Military History

Description

Exploding bomb insignia having drooping 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.

Mexican Army Grenadier Company emblem “Compania de Granaderos, Regimiento de Infanteria Permanente.” ”Cerro Gordo Drooping Bomb” Ca. 1830’s-1840’s Plate # 2 7/8 in. x 1 7/8 in. Dug at Cerro Gordo, Veracruz, Mexico Collection: Don Janks

File 1: Back of the emblem

File 2: Front of the emblem

Physical Description

.TIF, 2 Files, 679 KB

Mexican Army Grenadier Company emblem ”Cerro Gordo drooping bomb”

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