Overall: 2 x 2 3/8 x 1/2 in. ( 5.1 x 6 x 1.3 cm )
stamped: front: "NY" (in script)
Rectangular, curved brass plate with wreath in center.
This plate was typical of those worn on the waistbelts of New York State troops during the Civil War.
Gift of the Estate of Dr. James Hamlin MacIvor
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