MEXICAN ARMY CAMPSITE on TURKEY CREEK
and the ARTIFACTS that were left behind.
A drawing by
Manuel Hinojosa depicting the
Mexican Army Generals at the
Council of War that was held at the dwelling of Madam Powell on Turkey Creek.
Mexican 1/2 reale, obv.
1826 Mexican 1/2 reale, rev.
Mexican Officer's Button
| Obverse and
reverse of a Mexican Officer's Button.
Reverse bears the date 1828 and the inscription "la libertad en la ley".
|Decorative Button or Cuff Link|
|Mexican Infantry Emblem||Carolos III ½ reale 1782,obv.||Carolos III ½ reale 1782, rev|
|Silver Gilt Button with Eagle||
Brass Button with Eagle
Lock Part and Key were
found near the two silver 8-reales and the broken 1-reale shown
Speculation suggests that the lock parts could have come from a lock box that was taken as war booty.
Silver 1-Reale Coin Silver 8-Reale Coin dated 1815 Silver 8-Reale Coin dated 1815,rev.
Silver 8-Reale Coin dated 1814 Silver Gilt Rectangular Button Fancy Flower Button
Iron Stirrup 1826 or 1828 Zacatecas Coin