Civil War cap box
Overall: 3 3/4 x 3 5/8 in. ( 9.5 x 9.2 cm )
stamped: front of flap: "R.WHITE/U.S/ORD. DEPT/SUB INSPECTOR"
Leather and brass percussion cap pouch; black leather pouch with two vertical loops for waist belt riveted and sewn on back, and rounded flap with strap that fastens to brass stud on bottom; stamped mark on front of flap.
This percussion cap pouch is probably a U.S. regulation model, and was produced in a government arsenal or by a private contractor during the Civil War. It was formerly part of the Francis Bannerman collection.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.