Confederate Louisiana die-struck rolled brass face waist belt plate. Lead filled with brass belt hooks, soldered directly onto the lead backing. Depicts the state seal of Louisiana, a pelican feeding her young. 55 mm x 77 mm (2.17" x 3.03"). Provenance: Estate of Jim Maconkey, Landrum, SC. Note: This is one of variants found wherever Louisiana troops served from Virginia to the Mississippi River. See "Confederate Belt Buckles and Plates" by Steve E. Mullinax, 1999, plate 286. CONDITION: Dug condition.
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