Waist belt with cartridge box, bayonet scabbard, and percussion cap pouch

Object Number: 
1936.688
Date: 
1861-1865
Medium: 
Leather, brass, iron
Dimensions: 
Part (belt length): 39 in. (99.1 cm) Part (cartridge box): 6 1/2 x 8 in. (16.5 x 20.3 cm)
Marks: 
stamped: plates: "SNY"
Description: 
Leather, brass, and iron waist belt with cartridge box, bayonet scabbard, and percussion cap pouch; rectangular black leather cartridge box with one horizontal and two vertical belt loops riveted and sewn to rear, an implement pocket on front, double flaps with stamped oval brass plate on front and strap on outer flap that fastens to brass stud at bottom of box; box contains tin insert with four top and two bottom compartments; black leather waistbelt with stamped oval brass plate at right end that fastens to clip on left, with percussion cap pouch fastened to right side, and frog with brass-tipped angular bayonet scabbard on left.
Gallery Label: 
This set of objects was purchased from C.K. Johnson.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group