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  • Bar Lead 

    Museums of Port Isabel (2011-01-03)
    Bar lead was frequently carried by soldiers. Melted over a campfire, the lead could be poured into moulds for bullets, flint shims, or any number of other small fasteners.
  • Battalion Emblem 

    Hinojosa, Manuel (2010-12-21)
    A hunting horn emblem, with the block number and letter “4L” displayed inside the horn loop; two fastening prongs with holes are attached to the reverse side The author believes that this object identifies the Fourth Light ...
  • Battalion Emblem 

    Hinojosa, Manuel (2010-12-21)
    An elongated flat sided shield with a raised bold European block style “4L” separated by dots.A drilled hole exists below and between letters.The author believes that this object identifies the Fourth Light Infantry ...
  • Battalion Emblem “4-o Cuarto Baón Infanteria Legéra Permanente Cartridge Box Belt Plate 

    Hinojosa, Manuel (2010-12-20)
    An elongated slightly domed oval plate; one pair of prongs with holes on reverse side; an open cut European style “4L” on the face of plate, with a hole below. The author believes that this object identifies the Fourth ...
  • Bayonet tip 

    Museums of Port Isabel (2011-01-04)
    Bayonet tip
  • Beer bottle 

    Museums of Port Isabel (2011-01-04)
    Beer bottle
  • Beeswax used to prepare lead for making bullets 

    Museums of Port Isabel (2010-10-27)
  • Belt Buckle 

    Museums of Port Isabel (2010-12-30)
    Belt Buckle
  • Belt buckle 

    Museums of Port Isabel (2010-11-12)
    Belt buckle from a member of the Guanajuato Cavalry Regiment
  • Black beer bottle 

    Manuel, Hinojosa (2011-05-06)
    Black beer bottle found at Fort Ringold
  • Bone buttons 

    Museums of Port Isabel (2011-01-04)
    Bone buttons
  • Boot dagger found at Camp Belknap 

    Unknown author (2010-10-27)
  • Brass buttons from New York and Viriginia volunteer companies 

    Museums of Port Isabel (2010-12-21)
    Brass buttons from New York and Virginia volunteer companies accompany this 1836 militia cross belt plate.
  • Breast Belt Emblem “Animas Lion’s Head” 

    Hinojosa, Manuel (2010-12-21)
    A sculptured lion’s head that has a pinched nose with a drilled hole.A large loop is is attached to the nose.Two fasteners on reverse side.A similar plate was reported found at Sierra Gordo, Veracruz, Mexico.
  • Breast Belt Emblem “Jarral Lion’s head” 

    Hinojosa, Manuel (2010-12-21)
    Sculptured lion’s head with two fasteners on reverse side.
  • Breast Belt Emblem “Jarral Lion’s head” 2 

    Hinojosa, Manuel (2010-12-21)
    Sculptured lion’s head with two fasteners on reverse side.
  • “Breast Belt Emblem" 

    Hinojosa, Manuel (2010-12-21)
    A round disc plate featuring a Lion’s head, bordered with two concentric circles. A hole was drilled at the nose in order to fasten a chain that that would connect to a cavalry shield set below on the breast belt. The ...
  • Breast Belt Emblem. “Mesillas Lion’s head” 

    Hinojosa, Manuel (2010-12-21)
    Lion’s head has a pinched nose with a hole for a chain that would connect to a cavalry shield set below on the breast belt. Reverse side has two fasteners for leather belt. Another example was reported found at a Palo Alto, Texas
  • Breast Plate 

    Museums of Port Isabel (2011-01-03)
    Breast Plate with damage insignia
  • Breast Plates 

    Museums of Port Isabel (2011-01-03)
    These breastplates, with corresponding buttons, from 5th, 10th and 11th Infantry Regiments show the great diversity in accountrements worn by different groups in the Mexican Army. The 11th Regiment plate even identifies ...