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PERSONAL ARTIFACTS
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  • BUCKLE

  • CATEGORY: PERSONAL ARTIFACTS
  • MEASUREMENTS: 2"H x 4 1/4"L
  • DATE MADE: 19th century

Description

United States military belt buckle. Brass. Oblong with belt loops ends of both pieces. Clasp piece (a) has design of eagle with shield, artillery behind. "U.S. Artillery" in relief above eagle.


Provenance

From the uniform of Gen. Thomas Jefferson Chambers.

  • ASSOCIATED INDIVIDUAL: Chambers, Thomas Jefferson
  • CREDIT LINE: Evans, Katharine S.


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