Rare Confederate Enlisted Louisiana stamped rectangular belt buckle with three (3) brazed hooks. Depicts the state seal of Louisiana, a pelican feeding her young above "N.O". Includes a letter of authentication from Nick Periut of Army of Tennessee Relics, Knoxville, TN. 60 mm x 88 mm (2.36" x 3.46"). Provenance: Verbal history states that the buckle was dug in Melrose, Virginia near the location of the Battle of Harrisonburg, fought June 6, 1862. Estate of Jim Maconkey, Landrum, SC. Note: See "Confederate Belt Buckles and Plates" by Steve E. Mullinax, 1999, plate 290. CONDITION: Dug condition.
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