Museums of Port Isabel Collection

Breast plates belonging to the U.S. Army's 5th, 10th and 11th Infantry Regiments

Title

Breast plates belonging to the U.S. Army's 5th, 10th and 11th Infantry Regiments

Creator

Identifier

BD0022-Brestplates.2

Files

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Creation Date

1846

Disciplines

Latin American History | Military History

Description

Three pieces of the breast plates, all dark colors. Numbers can be seen 5,10 and 11."These breastplates, with corresponding buttons, from 5th, 10th and 11th Infantry Regiments show the great diversity in accouterments worn by different groups in the Mexican Army. The 11th Regiment plate even identifies that the soldier was in the 1st Battalion. Each plate has a different style and construction techniques."

Physical Description

.JPG, 1 File, 4 MB

Breast plates belonging to the U.S. Army's 5th, 10th and 11th Infantry Regiments

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