San Jancinto Museum of History

DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION ARTIFACTS
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  • BIT

  • CATEGORY: DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION ARTIFACTS
  • MEASUREMENTS: 6"L x 7 1/4"W
  • DATE MADE:

Description

Horse's bit; iron, with two clips and three rings attached.


Provenance

Belonged to Mexican President Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna and was auctioned to Sidney Sherman following the Battle of San Jacinto. Donor is a descendant of Sidney Sherman.

  • ASSOCIATED VETERAN: Sherman, Sidney and Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna
  • CREDIT LINE: Kendall, Odin Menard


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