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Cap box in envelope: Civil War

Object Number: 
1950.82b
Date: 
1860-1865
Medium: 
Leather, brass, skin
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 1 1/8 in. ( 10.2 x 2.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: interior flap: "BOYD & SONS/BOSTON"
Description: 
Rounded rectangular leather box with front flap, interior flap, and brass stud at bottom; skin lining stiticed to interior.
Gallery Label: 
This cap box was carried by William Althause of the 128th New York Infantry during the Civil War.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carrie Althause
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group