Cartridge box

Object Number: 
1934.78
Date: 
1870-1875
Medium: 
Leather, brass, silver, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/8 x 7 3/8 in. ( 13 x 18.7 cm )
Description: 
Leather, brass, silver, and wood cartridge box; rectangular black leather box with horizontal belt loop riveted and sewn to rear, two brass studs fastened to rear, and flap with silver oval on front and strap that fastens to brass stud at bottom of box; box contains wooden block with sixteen bored holes for cartridges.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this cartridge box was used by the donor while a private in Company K of the 7th Regiment, National Guard New York.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Henry Pearl Talmadge
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group