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Belt plate

Object Number: 
Lead, brass
Overall: 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 0.6 x 6.4 cm )
Circular plate with lead back and brass front stamped in center with an eagle grasping three arrows in one talon, and branch in other talon; three hooks on back.
Gallery Label: 
This plate was worn on a shoulder belt, probably by a soldier serving in one of the New York State regiments during the Civil War.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group