US Army waist belt plate

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Titles US Army waist belt plate
Description Civil War era United States Army infantry waist belt plate. The letters "US" are raised at the center of the solder-filled brass belt plate, which also has a brass hook and an arrowhead-shaped stud on the back.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 4 centimeters length
7 centimeters width
Nomenclature belt plate
Materials brass (alloy)
solder
Creation Issued by: United States, Army
Subjects Used in: Civil War, 1861-1865
Used in: United States
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies.
Military. 1776-1860 (pre-Civil War). Clothing. Accessories
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Clothing. Accessories
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1841 - Not later than 1861
Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865 (Civil War)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1980.49.22 (Accession Number)

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