Overall: 2 1/8 x 2 7/8 x 3/8 in. ( 5.4 x 7.3 x 1 cm )
painted: front of plates "WASHINGTON/GREYS" painted: front of a: "A" (Company letter)
One of 8 curved, rectangular brass plates with black painted lettering on front; belt loop and hook on back.
This plate was part of a uniform waistbelt worn by members of the 8th New York Militia Regiment (Washington Greys) during the Civil War.
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