Mexican Army Grenadier Company emblem ”Cerro Gordo drooping bomb”
Latin American History | Military History
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
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"Mexican Army Grenadier Company emblem ”Cerro Gordo drooping bomb”" (1846). Manuel Hinojosa Mexican War Collection. 84.