Cartridge box

Object Number: 
INV.7848
Date: 
1865-1875
Medium: 
Leather, brass, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 6 7/8 in. ( 11.4 x 17.5 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: front: "US" (inside oval)
Description: 
Leather, brass, and cotton cartridge box; hinged, rectangular black leather box with front and rear ends that pivot on cylindrical brass rod, two vertical straps for shoulder belt riveted and sewn to rear, and strap on rear with other end fastened to brass stud at bottom of front; box lined with twenty canvas cartridge loops on inside.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group