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Belt plate

Object Number: 
1926.91
Date: 
1861-1865
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 7/8 x 2 3/4 x 3/8 in. ( 4.8 x 7 x 1 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: front: "C.S.A." (Confederate States of America)
Description: 
Curved rectangular brass plate.
Gallery Label: 
This plate was worn on the waist belt of a Confederate soldier during the Civil War.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles S. Fairchild
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group