Ammunition chest plates (4) excavated at a British and Hessian Revolutionary War
largest: 3 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 1/8 in. ( 9.5 x 6.4 x 0.3 cm )
Iron ammunition chest plates excavated at the British and Hessian camp on Laurel Hill at Fort George, along Audubon and Eleventh Avenues and between 190th and 194th Streets in Washington Heights, Manhattan; plates are rectangular with a circular hole in the center of the plate.
Gift of the Washington Headquarters Association, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1947
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