US Army sword belt plate

Titles US Army sword belt plate
Description United States Army officer's Model 1851 cast brass sword belt plate. The belt plate features a cast brass eagle-and-wreath insignia. It was worn during the Civil War by General Horatio Phillips Van Cleve of the 2nd Minnesota Regiment.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 8.5 centimeters length
5.2 centimeters width
Nomenclature belt plate
Materials brass (alloy)
Subjects Used by: United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 2nd (1861-1865)
Owned/used by: Van Cleve, Horatio Phillips
Used in: Minnesota, United States
Used in: United States
Used in: Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies.
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Clothing. Accessories
Armament. Accessories
Dates Creation: 1861 - 1865
Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865 (Civil War)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 71.88.11.A (Accession Number)

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