The Price of Freedom: Americans at War Home Collection Search

Object Record

    New Search

Confederate States of America Belt Plate
National Museum of American History, Behring Center

Confederate States of America Belt Plate

Date: about 1861
Catalog #: 60667M    Accession #: 222708
Credit: Armed Forces History, Division of History of Technology, National Museum of American History

Dimensions / Weight

Dimensions: 2.25" H x 3.5" W x 0.25" D

Physical Description

Copper, oval shaped with a raised rim and raised “CS” in center.

General History

A belt plate like this one would have been worn by a Confederate soldier.


Keywords

Country: United States
War: Civil War
Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Behring Center Printable ScriptVisit the MuseumEducationCredits