Cartridge

Object Number: 
1923.111b
Date: 
1840-1865
Medium: 
Paper, lead, gunpowder, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 5/8 in. ( 7 x 1.6 cm )
Description: 
Paper, lead, cotton, and gunpowder cartridge; lead musket ball and gunpowder charge wrapped at tail end of paper package; package tied with white string at tail.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel Verplanck Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group