Cap box in envelope: Civil War
Leather, brass, skin
Overall: 4 x 1 1/8 in. ( 10.2 x 2.9 cm )
stamped: interior flap: "BOYD & SONS/BOSTON"
Rounded rectangular leather box with front flap, interior flap, and brass stud at bottom; skin lining stiticed to interior.
This cap box was carried by William Althause of the 128th New York Infantry during the Civil War.
Gift of Carrie Althause
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